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Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

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Homologous Series

A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

Hybridization

Mixing a set of atomic orbitals to form a new set of atomic orbitals with the same total electron capacity and with properties and energies intermediate between those of the original unhybridized orbitals.

Thermodynamics

The study of the energy transfers accompanying physical and chemical processes.

Distillate

The material in a distillation apparatus that is collected in the receiver.

 

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Plasma

A physical state of matter which exists at extremely high temperatures in which all molecules are dissociated and most atoms are ionized.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Conformations

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

High Spin Complex

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

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.