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Maximum amount of a specified product that could be obtained from specified amounts of reactants, assuming complete consumption of limiting reactant according to only one reaction and complete recovery of product.

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Molality

Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.

Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.

Endothermic

Describes processes that absorb heat energy.

xylan

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

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Band of Stability

Band containing nonradioactive nuclides in a plot of number of neutrons versus atomic number.

Phosphoric Acid

H3P04, Colorless liquid or rhombic crystals, decomposes before it will boil. Used mostly in the metal etchant. Used in cleaning operations to remove encrusted surface matter and mineral scale found on metal equipment such as boilers and steam producing equipment. Also used to brighten metals and remove rust.

Vapor

A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.