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

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Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Strong Field Ligand

Ligand that exerts a strong crystal or ligand electrical field and generally forms low spin complexes with metal ions when possible.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

Dosimeter

A small, calibrated electroscope worn by laboratory personnel and designated to detect and measure incident ionizing radiation or chemical exposure.

Dermal toxicity

Adverse health effects resulting from skin exposure ot a substance.

Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Standard Molar Enthalphy of Formation

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of one mole of a substance in a specified state from its elements in their standard states.

Evaporization

Vaporization of a liquid below its boiling point.

Nuclear Reactor

A system in which controlled nuclear fisson reactions generate heat energy on a large scale, which is subsequently converted into electrical energy.