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The vapor pressure of a solvent in an ideal solution decreases as its mole fraction decreases.

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Heat of Condensation

The amount of heat that must be removed from one gram of a vapor at it's condensation point to condense the vapour with no change in temperature.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

K Capture

Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.

Fuel Cells

Voltaic cells in which the reactants (usually gases) are supplied continuously.
A voltaic cell that converts the chemical energy of a fuel and an oxidizing agent directly into electriacl energy on a continuous basis.

Anion

A negative ion, an atom or goup of atoms that has gained one or more electrons.

 

Base

A substance that produces OH (aq) ions in aqueous solution. Strong soluable bases are soluble in water and are completely dissociated. Weak bases ionize only slightly.

Boiling Point Elevation

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

Combustible

Classification of liquid substances that will burn on the basis of flash points. A combustible liquid means any liquid having a flash point at or above 37.8°C (100°F) but below 93.3°C (200°F), except any mixture having components with flash points of 93.3°C (200°F) or higher, the total of which makes up 99 percent or more of the total volume of the mixture.

Activity Series

A listing of metals (and hydrogen) in order of decreasing activity.

Ternary Acid

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