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Hydrate Isomers

Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.

Atmosphere

A unit of pressure, the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at 0 °C.

Coordination Compound or Complex

A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

Open Sextet

Refers to species that have only six electrons in the highest energy level of the central element (many Lewis acids).

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Electrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.

 

Excited State

Any state other than the ground state of an atom or molecule.

Saturated Solution

Solution in which no more solute will dissolve.

Nuclides

Refers to different atomic forms of all elements in contrast to ?isotopes?, which refer only to different atomic forms of a single element.

Dipole-dipole Interactions

Attractive interactions between polar molecules, that is, between molecules with permanent dipoles.