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Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissolution of a slightly soluble compound.

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Coulomb

Unit of electrical charge.

Salt Bridge

A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.

Pairing

A favourable interaction of two electrons with opposite m , values in the same orbital.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Matter

Anything that has mass and occupies space.

Electrolysis

Process that occurs in electrolytic cells.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Radioactive Tracer

A small amount of radioisotope replacing a nonradioactive isotope of the element in a compound whose path (for example, in the body) or whose decomposition products are to be monitored by detection of radioctivity, also called a radioactive label.

Formula Unit

The smallest repeating unit of a substance. The molecule for nonionic substances

Acidic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable hydrogen atom. Acidic salt does not necessarily produce acidic solutions.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Photoelectric Effect

Emission of an electron from the surface of a metal caused by impinging electromagnetic radiation of certain minimum energy, current increases with increasing intensity of radiation.

 

Homogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

Capillary Action

The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Polarimeter

A device used to measure optical activity.

Precipitate

An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

Valence Electrons

Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.

Heterogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in a different phase (solid, liquid or gas) from the reactants, a contact catalyst.

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.