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Acid
a species that is a proton donor
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Atomic orbital
a region within an atom that can hold up to 2 electrons with opposite spins
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Atomic (proton) number
number of protons in the nucleus
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Avogadro constant
number of atoms per mole of the carbon-12 isotope (6.02 x10 23 mol-1)
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Base
A species thats a proton acceptor
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Dative covalent bond
a shared pair of electrons that has been provided by one of the bonding atoms only
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delocalised electrons
electrons that are shared between more than 2 atoms
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electron configuration
the arrangement of electrons in an atom
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electronegativity
a measure of the attraction of a bonded atom for the pair of electrons in a covalent bon
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electron shielding
the repulsion between electrons in different inner shells. reduces attractive forces.
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Giant covalent lattice
3d structure of atoms held together by strong covalent bonds
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a region within an atom that can hold up to 2 electrons with opposite spins

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number of protons in the nucleus

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