Basic Science Vocabulary

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Atom

(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

Ion

a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative)

Isotope

one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons

Mixture

(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)

Chemical Formula

a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements

Molecule

(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound

Compound

(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Miscible

(chemistry, physics) capable of mixing

Pressure

the force applied to a unit area of surface

Viscosity

resistance of a liquid to sheer forces (and hence to flow)

Evaporation

the process of becoming a vapor

Condensation

the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

Sublimation

(chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid

Chemical Bond

an electrical force linking atoms

Chemical Structure

the arrangement of atoms in a substance

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