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Any of six isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N, are derivatives of xylene, and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.

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Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

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Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Aryl Group

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

Half-Life

The time required for half of a reactant to be converted into product(s). The time required for half of a given sample to undergo radioactive decay.

Designated area

An area that may be used for work with carcinogens, reproductive toxins, or substances that have a high degree of acute toxicity. A designated area may be the entire laboratory, an area of a laboratory, or a device such as a laboratory hood.

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.

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.

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Complex in which the metal is in the center of a square plane, with ligand donor atoms at each of the four corners.