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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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Coulomb

Unit of electrical charge.

Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO)

A person or employee who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementations of the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

Polarimeter

A device used to measure optical activity.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Turning iron nail into copper nail

This simple chemical experiment shows the so-called process of copper plating of metal products. Copper has the ability to deposit on a metal surface.

Meniscus

The shape assumed by the surface of a liquid in a cylindrical container.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.

Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

Precipitate

An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

S Orbital

A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.