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A Ligand that exerts a weak crystal or ligand field and ge- nerally forms high spin complexes with metals.

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Weak Field Ligand

A Ligand that exerts a weak crystal or ligand field and ge- nerally forms high spin complexes with metals.

Dissociation

In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.

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.

Coordination Compound or Complex

A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

Chain Reaction

A reaction that, once initiated, sustains itself and expands. This is a reaction in which reactive species, such as radicals, are produced in more than one step. These reactive species, radicals, propagate the chain reaction.