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Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

Ternary Acid

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

Carcinogen

A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.

 

Integrated Rate Equation

An equation giving the concentration of a reactant remaining after a specified time, has different mathematical form for different orders of reactants.

Flotation

Method by which hydrophobic (water-repelling) particles of an ore are separated from hydrophilic (water-attracting) particles of a metallurgical pretreatment process.

Critical Temperature

The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, the temperature above which a substance cannot exhibit distinct gas and liquid phases.

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

High Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an outer orbital complex, all t2g and eg orbitals are singly occupied before any pairing occurs.

Periodicity

Regular periodic variations of properties of elements with atomic number (and position in the periodic table).