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The shape assumed by the surface of a liquid in a cylindrical container.

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Alkynes

Unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one or more carbon-carbon triple bonds.

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Flash Point

The temperature at which a liquid will yield enough flamable vapour to ignite. There are various recognized industrial testing methods, therefore the method used must be stated.

Atomic Radius

Radius of an atom.

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

Salinometer

An instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution. Also,"salimeter, salometer."

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Dextrorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.

Combustible

Classification of liquid substances that will burn on the basis of flash points. A combustible liquid means any liquid having a flash point at or above 37.8°C (100°F) but below 93.3°C (200°F), except any mixture having components with flash points of 93.3°C (200°F) or higher, the total of which makes up 99 percent or more of the total volume of the mixture.