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

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Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

Antibonding Orbital

A molecular orbital higher in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons, denoted with a star (*) superscript or symbol.

Associated Ions

Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

Ferromagnetism

The ability of a substance to become permanently magnetized by exposure to an external magnetic field.

Cloud Chamber

A device for observing the paths of speeding particiles as vapor molecules condense on them to form foglike tracks.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.

Heat of Fusion

The amount of heat required to melt one gram of solid at its melting point with no change in temperature. Usually expressed in J/g. The molar heat of fusion is the amount of heat required to melt one mole of a solid at its melting point with no change in temperature and is usually expressed in kJ/mol.

Ionization Isomers

Isomers that result from the interchange of ions inside and outside the coordination sphere.

Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.