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Resistance offered by the molecules of a liquid to flow is termed as viscosity.

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Associated Ions

Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

Galvanizing

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

 

Dipole

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

Diagonal Similarities

Refers to chemical similarities in the Periodic Table of elements of Period 2 to elements of Period 3 one group to the right, especially evident toward the left of the periodic table.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Osmosis

The process by which solvent molecules pass through a semipermable membrane from a dilute solution into a more concentrated solution.

 

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

Surface Tension

It is the force in dynes acting along the surface of the liquid 1cm in length and perpendicular to it.

Standard Molar Volume

The volume occupied by one mole of an ideal gas under standard conditions, 22.4liters.

Biodegradability

The ability of a substance to be broken down into simpler substances by bacteria.