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Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

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Nuclear Reaction

Involves a change in the composition of a nucleus and can evolve or absorb an extraordinarily large amount of energy.

Valence Electrons

Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.

Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Electrodes

Surfaces upon which oxidation and reduction half-reactions, occur in electrochemical cells.

Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Ferromagnetism

The ability of a substance to become permanently magnetized by exposure to an external magnetic field.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor

Group

A vertical column in the periodic table, also called a family.