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A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

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Primary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that cannot be recharged, no further chemical reaction is possible once the reactants are consumed.

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Fractional Precipitation

Removal of some ions from solution by precipitation while leaving other ions with similar properties in solution.

xylan

The pentosan occurring in woody tissue that hydrolyzes to xylose: used as a source of furfural.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

It's getting close to New Years and many people are starting to think about how to lose those extra pounds they managed to gain over the holidays. There are many sorts of diets and fads that have developed over the years from cutting carbs to cutting protein. Everyone has their own opinion as to which one is healthy or not and which produces the best results. There is one thing that almost every can agree on. That being high sugar and caffeine products like sodas are not good for you, but those are not the only dangers found in food and beverages.

Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Zone Refining

A method of purifying a bar of metal by passing it through an induction heater, this causes impurties to move along a melted portion. This method applies the fact when a metal crystallizes on cooling, impurities are automatically expelled as they do not form part of the crystal.

Copper

Discovered : known to ancient civilisations
Origin : The name is derived from 'Cuprum', the Latin name for Cyprus.