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A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

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Nuclides

Refers to different atomic forms of all elements in contrast to ?isotopes?, which refer only to different atomic forms of a single element.

Isomorphous

Refers to crystals having the same atomic arrangement.

Hydrate

A solid compound that contains a definite percentage of bound water.

Fluorescence

Absorption of high energy radiation by a substance and subsequent emission of visible light.

Chemical Kinetics

The study of rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and of the factors on which they depend.

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

Nonelectrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions do not conduct electricity.

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

Polymorphous

Refers to substances that crystallize in more than one crystalline arrangement.

Periodic Table

An arrangement of elements in order of increasing atomic numbers that also emphasizes periodicity.