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

 

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Periodic Table of Elements

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

Do you know: some mosquitoes bite people because of their clothes

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Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Fluorescence

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

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Coulomb

Unit of electrical charge.

Reverse Osmosis

Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.

Hydrocarbons

Compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen.

Atomic Weight

Weighted average of the masses of the constituent isotopes of an element, The relative masses of atoms of different elements.

Peroxide

A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22