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chemestry vocab 1

chemestry words and definitions

The lowest possible temperature, 0k or -273.15 degrees Celsius Absolute Zero
A substance that speeds up a chemical reaction by acting as a positive catalyst Accelerator
The nearness of a measurement to its accepted value Accuracy
(1) A substance which, when added to water, increases the hydronium-ion concentration, (2) a substance which gives up protons to another substance Acid
An organic compound characterized by the presence of an amino group and a carboxylic acid group on the same carbon atom Amino Acid
A water solution having acid properties due to the nature of the solute present Acid, aqueous
Rare earth elements of the seventh period following radium Actinides Series
A table of metals or nonmetals arranged in order of descending activities Activity (Electromotive) Series
A reaction in which atoms are added to an unsaturated organic molecule Addition
A suspensoid in which gas is the dispensing medium Aerosol
A compound which has a hydrocarbon group and one or more -C=O-H, formal groups Aldehyde
A compound containing a hydrocarbon group and one or more -OH, hydroxyl, groups Alcohol
A straight or branched chain hydrocarbon with two double covalent bonds between carbon atoms Alkadiene
The hydroxide of a Group 1 metal Alkali
A straight or branched chain hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are connected by only single covalent bonds Alkane
A straight or branched chain hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are connected by a double bond Alkene
A straight or branched chain hydrocarbon in which 2 carbon atoms are connected by a triple bond Alkyne
One of the two or more different forms of an element in the same physical state Allotrope
A material composed of two or more metals Alloy
Pertaining to soil, sand or gravel deposited by running water Alluvial
A helium nucleus emitted from the nucleus of a radioactive element Alpha Particle
An alloy of mercury with one or more other metals Amalgam
A solid without crystalline structure Amorphous
A substance which can act as either an acid or a base Amphiterie
The separation of a material into its component parts to determine its composition Analysis
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