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

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Carbanion

An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Ionic Bonding

Chemical bonding resulting from the transfer of one or more electrons from one atom or a group of atoms to another.

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.

Solvation

The process by which solvent molecules surround and interact with solute ions or molecules.

Chemical Change

A change in which one or more new substances are formed.