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Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Diamagnetism

Weak repulsion by a magnetic field.

Law of Combining Volumes (Gay-Lussac's Law)

At constant temperature and pressure, the volumes of reacting gases (and any gaseous products) can be expressed as ratios of small whole numbers.

 

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Lone Pair

Pair of electrons residing on one atom and not shared by other atoms, unshared pair.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Hydride

A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.