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An algebraic increase in the oxidation number, may correspond to a loss of electrons.

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Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Forbidden Zone

A relatively large energy separation between an insulator's highest filled electron energy band and the next higher energy vacant band. Beginning in the fourth energy level, a set of seven degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s, p, and d orbitals of the same energy level.

Electron

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

Boiling Point

The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the applied pressure, also the condensation point

Polyene

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

Catenation

Bonding of atoms of the same element into chains or rings.
The bonding together of atoms of the same element to form chains.
The ability of an element to bond to itself.

xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.