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High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

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Lead Storage Battery

Secondary voltaic cell used in most automobiles.

Hydration Energy

The energy change accompanying the hydration of a mole of gase and ions.

Covalent Bond

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

Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

Artificial Transmutation

An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.

Hard Water

Water containing Fe3+, Ca2+, and Mg2+ ions, which forms precipates with soap.

Molecular Weight

The mass of one molecule of a nonionic substance in atomic mass units.

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Enzyme

A protein that acts as a catalyst in biological systems.