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An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.

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Artificial Transmutation

An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.

Deuterium

An isotope of hydrogen whose atoms are twice as massive as ordinary hydrogen,deuterion atoms contain both a proton and a neutron in the nucleus.

Covalent Bond

Chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electron pairs between two atoms.

Denatured

A commercial term used to describe ethanol that has been rendered unfit for human consumption because of the addition of harmful ingredients to make it sales tax-expempt.

 

Associated Ions

Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

Bond Energy

The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds of a given kind (in gas phase).The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds in a substance, dissociating the sustance in the gaseous state into atoms of its elements in the gaseous state.

Homogeneous Mixture

A mixture which has uniform composition and properties throughout.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.

Alkyl Group

A group of atoms derived from an alkane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.