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A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

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Fractional Distillation

The process in which a fractioning column is used in distillation apparatus to separate components of a liquid mixture that have different boiling points.

Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)

A technique for observing the temperature, direction, and magnitude of thermally induced transitions in a material by heating/cooling a sample and comparing its temperature with that of an inert reference material under similar conditions.

Insoluble Compound

A very slightly soluble compound.

Hydration Energy

The energy change accompanying the hydration of a mole of gase and ions.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

Reaction Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.

Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass is usually measured in grams or kilograms.

Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

Eluant or eluent

The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.

 

Meniscus

The shape assumed by the surface of a liquid in a cylindrical container.