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

 

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First Law of Thermodynamics

The total amount of energy in the universe is constant (also known as the Law of Conservation of Energy) energy is neither created nor destroyed in ordinary chemical reactions and physical changes.

Sigma Orbital

Molecular orbital resulting from head-on overlap of two atomic orbitals.

Isotopes

Two or more forms of atoms of the same element with different masses, atoms containing the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.

Cloud Chamber

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

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Hydrate Isomers

Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.

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Everyone who has ever tried fresh pineapple knows that if you eat too much, your lips and tongue hurt for a while. This is because the pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain. This enzyme literally "erodes" the tongue.

Alloying

Mixing of metal with other substances (usually other metals) to modify its properties.

Coke

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

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.