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The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

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Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.

Electron Configuration

Specific distribution of electrons in atomic orbitals of atoms or ions.

Salinometer

An instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution. Also,"salimeter, salometer."

Cell Potential

Potential difference, Ecell, between oxidation and reduction half-cells under nonstandard conditions.

 

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.

Fuel Cells

Voltaic cells in which the reactants (usually gases) are supplied continuously.
A voltaic cell that converts the chemical energy of a fuel and an oxidizing agent directly into electriacl energy on a continuous basis.

Gangue

Sand, rock, and other impurities surrounding the mineral of interest in an ore.

Coordination Number

In describing crystals, the number of nearest neighbours of an atom or ion. The number of donor atoms coordinated to a metal.

Inner Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals for one shell inside the outermost occupied shell in its hybridization.

Secondary Standard

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