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A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.

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Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Heat of Solution

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of solution that contains one mole of solute, the value is positive if heat is absorbed (endothermic) and negative if heat is released (exothermic).

Lewis Acid

Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

Alloying

Mixing of metal with other substances (usually other metals) to modify its properties.

K Capture

Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.

xenon tetrafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.

Freezing Point Depression

The decrease in the freezing point of a solvent caused by the presence of a solute.ing Point

Clay

A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.

Specific Gravity

The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of water.

Supercooled Liquids

Liquids that, when cooled, apparently solidify but actually continue to flow very slowly under the influence of gravity e.g glass.