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An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

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Calorie

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5°C to 15.5°C. 1 calorie = 4.184 joules.

Colloid

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles do not settle out.

Nuclear Binding Energy

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

 

Boiling Point Elevation

The increase in the boiling point of a solvent caused by the dissolution of a nonvolatile solute.

Crystalline Solid

A solid characterized by a regular, ordered arrangement of particles.

Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Covalent Bond

Chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electron pairs between two atoms.

Crystal Field Stabilization Energy

A measure of the net energy of stabilization gained by a metal ion's nonbonding d electrons as a result of complex formation.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

Free Radical

A highly reactive chemical species carrying no charge and having a single unpaired electron in an orbital.