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The properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.

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Homogeneous Mixture

A mixture which has uniform composition and properties throughout.

Chemistry is a familiar school subject

Everyone liked to observe the reaction of reagents. But few know interesting facts about chemistry, which we will discuss in this article.

Homogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

Nuclear Binding Energy

Energy equivalent of the mass deficiency, energy released in the formation of an atom from the subatomic particles.

 

Alkyl Group

A group of atoms derived from an alkane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

Control Rods

Rods of materials such as cadmium or boron steel that act as neutron obsorbers (not merely moderaters) used in nuclear reactors to control neutron fluxes and therfore rates of fission.

Ether

Compound in which an oxygen atom is bonded to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or one alkyl and one aryl group.

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

Meniscus

The shape assumed by the surface of a liquid in a cylindrical container.

Conformations

Structures of a compound that differ by the extent of rotation about a single bond.