Chemistry Key Words

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Alkane
A saturated (only single bonds) hydrocarbon
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Alloy
A mixture of two or more metals, or of a metal and a non-metal
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Allotropes
Different structural forms of the same element, e.g diamond and graphite are both forms of carbon with different molecular structures
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Atom Economy
A measure of how many atoms from the reactants are in the desired product.
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Batch Process
A process where chemicals are added into a container, the reaction takes place, and the products are removed before a new reaction is started
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Catalyst
A substance that is used to speed up a chemical reaction without being chemically altered itself
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Compound
A substance consisting of of two or more elements chemically bonded
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Continuous Process
A process that doesn't stop; reactants are fed in at one end and products are removed at the other end at the same time.
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Covalent Bond
A bond between two atoms in which one or more pairs of electrons are shared.
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Decomposition
A chemical reaction where a compound breaks down into simpler substances.
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