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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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Alcohol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an --OH group attached to a carbon atom not in an aromatic ring. Alcohols are a class of organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group, OH, attached to a carbon atom.

Melting Point

The temperature at which liquid and solid coexist in equilibrium, also the freezing point.

Dilution

Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

Buffer Solution

Solution that resists change in pH, contains either a weak acid and a soluble ionic salt of the acid or a weak base and a soluble ionic salt of the base.

Neutron

A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

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Flash Point

The temperature at which a liquid will yield enough flamable vapour to ignite. There are various recognized industrial testing methods, therefore the method used must be stated.

Atomic Number


Integral number of protons in the nucleus, defines the identity of element.
 

Acid Anhydride

Compound produced by dehydration of a carbonic acid. General formula is R--C--O--C--R. Chemical compound that reacts with water to form an acid and are usually oxides of nonmetallic elements.

Ionization Constant

Equilibrium constant for the ionization of a weak electrolyte.