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The particle pressure of a vapor at the surface of its parent liquid.

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Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.

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

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