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Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

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Nodal Plane

A region in which the probability of finding an electron is zero.

 

Hydrophilic Colloids

Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

Carcinogen

A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.

 

Diamagnetism

Weak repulsion by a magnetic field.

Binding Energy (nuclear binding energy)

The energy equivalent (E = mc^2) of the mass deficiency of an atom.  where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s^2

Substance

Any kind of matter all specimens of which have the same chemical composition and physical properties.

 

Quantum Numbers

Numbers that describe the energies of electrons in atoms, derived from quantum mechanical treatment.

Charle's Law

At constant pressure the volume occupied by a definite mass of gas is directly proportional to its absolute temperature.

Oxide

A binary compound of oxygen.

xanthate

A salt or ester of xanthic acid. Many xanthates have a yellow color. Xanthates are used as flotation agents in mineral processing.