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The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

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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.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Solvent

The dispersing medium of a solution.

Nonpolar Bond

Covalent bond in which electron density is symmetrically distributed.

Freezing Point Depression

The decrease in the freezing point of a solvent caused by the presence of a solute.ing Point

Film badge

A small patch of photographic film worn on clothing to detect and measure accumulated incident ionizing radiation.

Peroxide

A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

Inhibitory Catalyst

An inhibitor, a catalyst that decreases the rate of reaction.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Autoionization

An ionization reaction between identical molecules.