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Liquid triester of glycerol and unsaturated fatty acids.

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Chemical Periodicity

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

Homogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in the same phase (solid, liquid or gas) as the reactants. The process is called Homogeneous Catalysis.

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

London Forces

Very weak and very short-range attractive forces between short-lived temporary (induced) dipoles, also called dispersion Forces.

Lone Pair

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

Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Liquid Aerosol

Colloidal suspension of liquid in gas.

Nuclear Reaction

Involves a change in the composition of a nucleus and can evolve or absorb an extraordinarily large amount of energy.

Accuracy

How closely a measured value agrees with the correct value.

Dry Cells

Ordinary batteries (voltaic cells) for flashlights. radios, and so on, many are Leclanche cells.