C2D GLOSSARY

ALL THE WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR C2D SINGLE SCIENCE, OCR BOARD - HIGHER TIER, CHEMISTRY

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Alloys ­ a mixture of metals or a metal and carbon (in the case of
steel).
Anode ­ a positively charged electrode.
Cathode ­ a negatively charged electrode.
Electrolysis ­ the decomposition of a compound by the passage of
electricity.
Electrolyte ­ a compound split up by an electric current when
molten or in a solution.
Smart alloy ­ an alloy which can be restored to its original shape
if deformed.

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