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The hydrostatic pressure produced on the surface of a semipermable membrane by osmosis.

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Associated Ions

Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass is usually measured in grams or kilograms.

Band of Stability

Band containing nonradioactive nuclides in a plot of number of neutrons versus atomic number.

Rate of Reaction

Change in the concentration of a reactant or product per unit time.

Dissociation

In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.

Extensive Property

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

Canal Ray

Stream of positively charged particles (cations) that moves toward the negative electrode in cathode ray tubes, observed to pass through canals in the negative electrode.

Chemical Equation

Description of a chemical reaction by placing the formulas of the reactants on the left and the formulas of products on the right of an arrow.

Pairing Energy

Energy required to pair two electrons in the same orbital.

Electron

A subatomic particle having a mass of 0.00054858 amu and a charge of 1-.