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    Metals have been used by people since ancient times. All the time the process of obtaining them was improved, useful alloys of various metals appeared. Let’s look at interesting facts about metals.

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Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Biodegradability

The ability of a substance to be broken down into simpler substances by bacteria.

 

Solvent

The dispersing medium of a solution.

Essential Oil

A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

Heat of Fusion

The amount of heat required to melt one gram of solid at its melting point with no change in temperature. Usually expressed in J/g. The molar heat of fusion is the amount of heat required to melt one mole of a solid at its melting point with no change in temperature and is usually expressed in kJ/mol.

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.

 

Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.