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Stereoisomers that differ only by being nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other, like right and left hands, also called enantiomers.

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Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.

Fast Neutron

A neutron ejected at high kinetic energy in a nuclear reaction.

Oil

Liquid triester of glycerol and unsaturated fatty acids.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Ionic Geometry

The arrangement of atoms (not lone pairs of electrons) about the central atom of a polyatomic ion.

Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).

Total Ionic Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction written to show the predominant form of all species in aqueous solution or in contact with water.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor

xenon trioxide

A colorless, nonvolatile solid, XeO3, explosive when dry: in solution it is called xenic acid.