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Chemical industry word definitions

Green chemistry etc.

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Catalyst
A substance that increases the rate of chemical reaction without being changed itself.
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Green Chemistry
A production of chemicals with principles that can lead to a more sustainable process.
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Sustainable
capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment.
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Atom Economy
A measure of the amount of reactants in a chemical reaction that ends up as useful products; usually expressed as a percentage (%).
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Renewable
A source that will not run out.
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Atom
smallest chemical particle of an element.
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Yield
amount of product obtained from a reaction.
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Fertiliser
substance added to soil to improve crop yield.
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Activation energy
minimum amount of energy required to cause a reaction.
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A production of chemicals with principles that can lead to a more sustainable process.

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A measure of the amount of reactants in a chemical reaction that ends up as useful products; usually expressed as a percentage (%).

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