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The amount of water that would absorb the same amount of heat as the calorimeter per degree temperature increase.

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Mixture

A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

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

Cell Potential

Potential difference, Ecell, between oxidation and reduction half-cells under nonstandard conditions.

 

Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

Net Ionic Equation

Equation that results from canceling spectator ions and eliminating brackets from a total ionic equation.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Critical Temperature

The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, the temperature above which a substance cannot exhibit distinct gas and liquid phases.

Aryl Group

Group of atoms remaining after a hydrogen atom is removed from the aromatic system.

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.