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

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Saponification

Hydrolysis of esters in the presence of strong soluable bases.

Law of Partial Pressures (Dalton's Law)

The total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the partial pressures of the individual gases.

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Matter

Anything that has mass and occupies space.

Period

The elements in a horizontal row of the periodic table.

Silicones

Polymeric organosilicon compounds, contain individual or cross-linked Si-O chains or rings in which some oxygens of SiO4 tetrahedra are replaced by other groups.

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Oxide

A binary compound of oxygen.

Critical Mass

The minimum mass of a particular fissionable nuclide in a given volume required to sustain a nuclear chain reaction.

Avogadro's Law

At the same temperature and pressure, equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules.