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mixture of a metal with one or more elements that retains the original properties of the metal.
process in which ions are separated from a crystal and drawn into solution.
compound that breaks apart in water forming charged particles (ions) that can conduct electricity.
charged particle that has more or fewer electrons than protons.
process in which electrolytes dissolve in water and separate into charged particles.
substance that does not ionize in water and cannot conduct electricity.
material that has no separated positive and negative areas, does not attract water molecules, and does not dissolve easily in water.
material with separated positive and negative areas that attracts water molecules and does dissolve easily in water.
any solution that contains all the solute that it can hold at a given temperature.
maximum amount of solute that can be dissolved in a given amount of solvent at a given temperature.
in a solution, the substance being dissolved.
mixture that appears to have the same composition, color, density, and taste throughout and is mixed at the atomic or molecular level.
in a solution, the substance in which the solute is dissolved.
any solution that contains more solute than a saturated solution at the same temperature.
any solution that can dissolve more solute at a given temperature.