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A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF6, that melts at 50°C to a yellow liquid, and boils at 75°C.

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Heat of Condensation

The amount of heat that must be removed from one gram of a vapor at it's condensation point to condense the vapour with no change in temperature.

Cyclotron

A device for accelerating charged particles along a spiral path.

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

Dextrorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.

xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

Phase Diagram

Diagram that shows equilibrium temperature-pressure relationships for different phases of a substance.

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Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.

 

Alcohol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an --OH group attached to a carbon atom not in an aromatic ring. Alcohols are a class of organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group, OH, attached to a carbon atom.

Dipole-dipole Interactions

Attractive interactions between polar molecules, that is, between molecules with permanent dipoles.