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quanta
Plural of quantum.
quantum
The minimum energy change of an atom emitting or absorbing energy.
quartz
An abundant mineral consisting of silicon dioxide(SiO2) with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs' scale.
quench
Stopping a reaction quickly, first used to refer to harden steel by quickly putting red-hot steel into cold water.
quicklime
A common name for calcium oxide.

Glossary created by David Shaw (Madison Area Technical College) for The Chemistry Place.

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