A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.
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Molecular Orbital Theory
A theory of chemical bonding based upon the postulated existence of molecular orbitals.
Water containing deuterium, a heavy isotope of hydrogen.
The pressure exerted by one gas in a mixture of gases.
Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell
Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.
One of the two mirror-image forms of an optically active molecule.
In a cathode ray tube, the positive electrode. Electrode at which oxidation occurs.
Poor electric and heat conductor.
Having the same electronic configurations.
The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.
The smallest repeating unit of a substance. The molecule for nonionic substances
Benzene and its derivatives.
A colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.
A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.
Liquefaction of vapor.
D -Transition elements (metals)
B Group elements except IIB in the periodic table, sometimes called simply transition elements EX. Fe, Ni, Cu, Ti .
For further information see Metals.
Colloidal suspension of a gas in a liquid.
Trapping of heat at the surface of the earth by carbon dioxide and water vapour in the atmosphere.
The dispersed (dissolved) phase of a solution.
The scattering of light by colloidal particles.
Equation relating the rate of a reaction to the concentrations of the reactants and the specific rate of the constant.