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Covalent bond in which there is an unsymmetrical distribution of electron density.

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Condensed Phases

The liquid and solid phases, phases in which particles interact strongly.

Dextrorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.

xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

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.

Mother Nuclide

Nuclide that undergoes nuclear decay.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

Ligand

A Lewis base in a coordination compound.

Bond Order

Half the numbers of electrons in bonding orbitals minus half the number of electrons in antibonding orbitals. Bond order gives an indication to the stability of a bond. Also defined as the difference between the number of bonding electrons and antibonding electrons divided by two.

DP number

The degree of polymerization, the average number of monomer units per polymer unit.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.