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Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

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Electronic Transition

The transfer of an electron from one energy level to another.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Valence Electrons

Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Hydrolysis

The reaction of a substance with water or its ions.

Chain Termination Step

The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.

Avogadro's Law

At the same temperature and pressure, equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules.

Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Mass Deficiency

The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.