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Equation for a chemical reaction in which all formulas are written as if all substances existed as molecules, only complete formulas are used.

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Cloud Chamber

A device for observing the paths of speeding particiles as vapor molecules condense on them to form foglike tracks.

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Charle's Law

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

Salinometer

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

Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Radioactive Dating

Method of dating ancient objects by determining the ratio of amounts of mother and daughter nuclides present in an object and relating the ratio to the object?s age via half-life calculations.

Standard Entropy

The absolute entropy of a substance in its standard state at 298 K.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.