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Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.

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Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Semiconductor

A substance that does not conduct electricity at low temperatures but does so at higher temperatures.

Electrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.

 

Mixture

A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.

Collision Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that effective collisions between reactant molecules must occur in order for the reaction to occur.

Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.

Control Rods

Rods of materials such as cadmium or boron steel that act as neutron obsorbers (not merely moderaters) used in nuclear reactors to control neutron fluxes and therfore rates of fission.

Acetic Acid

CA3COOH, clear, colorless liquid, pungent odor. Boiling point 140C, flash point 54C (closed cup), autoignition temperature 38OC.