Arenes key words

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Delocalised electron

Electrons shared between more than two atoms.

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Electrophilic Substitution

A type of subsitution reaction in which an electrophile is attracted to an electron rich centre or atom where it accepts a pair of electrons to form a new covalent bond. 

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Pi Bonding

The reactive part of a double bond formed above and below the plane of the bonded atoms by sideways overlap of the P orbital. 

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P orbital

8. An area of space in which two electrons exist.  There can be three p orbitals in one shell from the second energy level up.

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Halogen Carrier

Polarises halogens to form electrophiles. 

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An electron pair acceptor. 

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An electron pair donator. 

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