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A thin partition between two solutions through which certain molecules can pass but others cannot.

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Periodicity

Regular periodic variations of properties of elements with atomic number (and position in the periodic table).

Saponification

Hydrolysis of esters in the presence of strong soluable bases.

Essential Oil

A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

Zone Refining

A method of purifying a bar of metal by passing it through an induction heater, this causes impurties to move along a melted portion. This method applies the fact when a metal crystallizes on cooling, impurities are automatically expelled as they do not form part of the crystal.

Hydrophilic Colloids

Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

xylose

A colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.

Secondary Standard

A solution that has been titrated against a primary standard. A standard solution is a secondary standard.

 

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

Hund's Rule

All orbitals of a given sublevel must be occupied by single electrons before pairing begins.