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A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.

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Shielding Effect

Electrons in filled sets of s , p orbitals between the nucleus and outer shell electrons shield the outer shell electrons somewhat from the effect of protons in the nucleus, also called screening effect.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Radioactivity

The spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei.

Amorphous Solid

A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

Boiling Point Elevation

The increase in the boiling point of a solvent caused by the dissolution of a nonvolatile solute.

Electrodes

Surfaces upon which oxidation and reduction half-reactions, occur in electrochemical cells.

Acyl Group

Compound derived from a carbonic acid by replacing the --OH group with a halogen (X), usually --Cl, general formula is O R--C--X.

Formula Weight

The mass of one formula unit of a substance in atomic mass units.

 

Free Energy Change

The indicator of spontaneity of a process at constnt T and P. If delta-G is negative, the process is spontaneous.

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.