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Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

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Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Active Metal

Metal with low ionization energy that loses electrons readily to form cations.

Exothermicity

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

Cloud Chamber

A device for observing the paths of speeding particiles as vapor molecules condense on them to form foglike tracks.

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.

Gel

Colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid, a semirigid solid.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Formal Charge

A method of counting electrons in a covalently bonded molecule or ion, counts bonding electrons as though they were equally shared between the two atoms.