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The scattering of light by colloidal particles.

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Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

xenon hexafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF6, that melts at 50°C to a yellow liquid, and boils at 75°C.

Exothermicity

The release of heat by a system as a process occurs.

Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.

 

Safranine

Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.

Inhibitory Catalyst

An inhibitor, a catalyst that decreases the rate of reaction.

Half-Life

The time required for half of a reactant to be converted into product(s). The time required for half of a given sample to undergo radioactive decay.

Geometrical Isomers

Compounds with different arrangements of groups on either side of a bond with restricted rotation, such as a double bond or a single bond in a ring, for example cis-trans isomers of certain alkenes. Stereoisomers that are not mirror images of each other, also known as position isomers.