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The percentage of the weak electrolyte that ionizes in a solution of given concentration.

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High Spin Complex

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

Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Law of Partial Pressures (Dalton's Law)

The total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the partial pressures of the individual gases.

Mother Nuclide

Nuclide that undergoes nuclear decay.

Aryl Group

Group of atoms remaining after a hydrogen atom is removed from the aromatic system.

Ketone

Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.

Covalent Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.

Coulomb

Unit of electrical charge.

Cathode Ray Tube

Closed glass tube containing a gas under low pressure, with electrodes near the ends and a luminescent screen at the end near the positive electrode, produces cathode rays when high voltage is applied.

Polymerization

The combination of many small molecules to form large molecules.