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A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.

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Acetic Acid

CA3COOH, clear, colorless liquid, pungent odor. Boiling point 140C, flash point 54C (closed cup), autoignition temperature 38OC.

Bonding Pair

Pair of electrons involved in a covalent bond.

Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Detergent

A soap-like emulsifer that contains a sulfate, SO3 or a phosphate group instead of a carboxylate group.

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Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Chemical Bonds

The attractive forces that hold atoms together in elements or compounds.

Insulator

Poor electric and heat conductor.

Low Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an inner orbital complex, contains electrons paired t2g orbitals before eg orbitals are occupied in octahedral complexes.

Endothermicity

The absorption of heat by a system as the process occurs.