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Water and It's Solutions

CAPILLARITY the rising of a liquid in a narrow tube
COLLOID a mixture that contains particles that are evenly distributed through a dispersing medium and do not settle out over time
DISSOCIATION the process by which the charged particles in an ionic solid separate from one another, primarily when going into solution
HEAT OF SOLUTION the heat taken in or released in the dissolving process
HYDROGEN BONDING a connection between the hydrogen atoms on one molecule and a highly electronegative atom on another molecule, but not full covalent bond
OSMOSIS the flow of molecules through a selectively permeable membrane driven by concentration difference
SATURATED SOLUTION a solution that holds the maximum amount of solute under the given conditions
SPECIFIC HEAT a measure of the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance 1 degree C
SUPERSATURATED SOLUTION a solution containing more solute than the usual maximum, they are unstable
SURFACE TENSION the force needed to overcome intermolecular attractions and break through the surface of a liquid or spread the liquid out
TYNDALL EFFECT the scattering effect caused when light passes through a colloid
UNSATURATED SOLUTION a solution in which the amount of solute dissolved is less that the maximum that could be dissolved
Created by: 3hansenkids