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The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

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Atomic Radius

Radius of an atom.

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.

Bonding Pair

Pair of electrons involved in a covalent bond.

Ioniztion

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

Amine Complexes

Complex species that contain ammonia molecules bonded to metal ions.

Donor Atom

A ligand atom whose electrons are shared with a Lewis acid.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Gel

Colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid, a semirigid solid.

Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.