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The interaction of orbitals on different atoms in the same region of space.

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Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

D-Orbitals

Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.

 

Common Ion Effect

Suppression of ionization of a weak electrolyte by the presence in the same solution of a strong electrolyte containing one of the same ions as the weak electrolyte.

Cyclotron

A device for accelerating charged particles along a spiral path.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Insoluble Compound

A very slightly soluble compound.

Surface Tension

It is the force in dynes acting along the surface of the liquid 1cm in length and perpendicular to it.

Specific Rate Constant

An experimentally determined (proportionality) constant, which is different for different reactions and which changes only with temperature, k in the rate-law expression: Rate = k [A] x [B]v.

Ternary Compound

A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.