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A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

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Alums

Hydrated sulfates of the general formula M+M3+(SO4)2.12H2).

Thermal Cracking

Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in the absence of air.

 

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Band of Stability

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

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Gem-dimethyl group

Two methyl groups of the same carbon atom.

Leclanche Cell

A common type of dry cell.

Octet Rule

Many representative elements attain at least a share of eight electrons in their valence shells when they form molecular or ionic compounds, there are some limitations.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Alkenes (Olefins)

Unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one or more carbon-carbon double bonds.