- Two liquids that do not dissolve in
- Burning of wastes under controlled
high temperatures and oxygen levels that results in their complete
combustion; not the same as burning leaves in the back yard or wood
in the fireplace.
- A substance used to indicate the end
point of a titration by a change in color.
- A substance that retards the rate of a
- The binding of a molecule between
adjacent base pairs in DNA.
- Between molecules.Intermolecular
forces are those forces between molecules.
- Refers to a characteristic within one
molecule or ion, referring only to the atoms in the molecular or
- inverse relationship or proportion
- When one quantity decreases as a
result of the other increasing or vice versa. For example, density
is inversely related to volume for constant mass.
- An electrically charged particle
formed by the gain or loss of electrons.
- A resin capable of removing unwanted
ions and replacing them with more desirable ones.For example,
Ca2+ or Mg2+, which interfere with the action
of soap or detergent can be replaced by Na+, which does
- Compounds with the same molecular
formulas but different arrangements of atoms.
- Atoms of the same element with
differing numbers of neutrons.
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