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chapter 7 vocabu

chapter 7 vocabulary

acid-base An acid-base reaction is a chemical reaction that occurs between an acid and a base
alkaline pH greater than 7.
anaerobic bacteria that does not need air to live
anions negatively charged ion
beers law tates that the absorbance is directly proportional to the concentration of a solution.
buffer neutralizes
cations an ion that is positive
colorimetric test Pertaining to measurement of concentration of a solution based on its absorption or transmission of light, or on the intensity of color in a liquid.
conductance The degree to which an object conducts electricity
effluent water mixed with waste water
grams per liter a unit of measurement that shows how many grams of a substance are in a liter
heat capacity is the capacity of a body to store heat.
heavy metals to describe metals with high relative atomic mass
hydroponics The process of growing plants in sand, gravel, or liquid, with added nutrients but without soi
ions An atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons
logarithmic a scale of measurement using the logarithm of a physical quantity instead of the quantity itself
parts per billion denotes one part per 1,000,000,000 parts,
parts per million enotes one part per 1,000,000 parts
parts per thousand denotes one part per 1,000,000,000,000 parts
salinity how much salt in water
solubility The amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent
titrimetric Of, pertaining to, or measured using titration
turbidity loudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by individual particles (suspended solids) that are generally invisible to the naked eye, similar to smoke in air.
wastewater Water that has been previously used by a municipality, industry, or agriculture and has suffered a loss of quality as a result of use
water hardness water that has high mineral content
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