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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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Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

Downs Cell

Electrolytic cell for the commercial electrolysis of molten sodium chloride. For further information see Electrochemistry or Fuel Cells.

Chemical Periodicity

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

Deposition

The direct solidification of a vapor by cooling, the reverse of sublimation.

Polyprotic Acid

An Acid that can form two or more hydronium ions per molecule, often a least one step of ionization is weak.

Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

Phenol

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

 

Physical Change

A change in which a substance changes from one physical state to another but no substances with different composition are formed. Example Gas to Liquid - Solid.

 

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.