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homgeneous

a mixture that is the same throughout; solution

heterogeneous

a mixture that has different properties in regions of the mixture

solvent

the dissolving medium in a solution

solute

a substance dissolved in a solvent to form a solution

solution

a homogeneous mixture

colloid

a type of homogeous mixture in which dispersed particles do not settle out

suspension

a heterogenous mixture of a fluid and solid particles

solvation

the process by which solvent molecules surround and interact with solute ions or molecules

hydration

the interaction between solute particles and water molecules

aqueous

a solution with water is the dissolving medium, or solvent

tincture

a solution with alcohol as the solvent

alloy

a substance that contains a mixture of elements and has metallic properties

amalgam

an alloy made of mercury and one or more other metals

miscible

soluble, able to be mixed to form a solution

immiscible

the property where two substances are not capable of combining to form a homogeneuos mixture

concentrated

a relatively large quantity of substance present in a unit amount of mixture

dilute

a solution containing a relatively small quantity of solute as can be dissolved than is dissolved already

unsaturated

a solution in which more solute can be dissolved that is dissolved already

saturated

a solution that contains as much solute as can be dissolved in that solution

supersaturated

the condition is which a liquid as been cooled to a temperature below that at which crystalization normally would occur, without the solid resulting

precipitate

to form an insoluble compound either by reacting two salts or by changing the temperature to affect the solubility of the compound

solubility

the amount of a substance that dissolves in a given volume of solvent or solution at a given temperature

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