Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account


different forms of the same element having different molecular structures

diatomic molecule

a molecule that consists of two atoms of the same element


ability of metals to be drawn into wires


ability of metals and alloys to be rolled or hamered into thin sheets


element that typically is a hard, shiny solid, is malleable, and is a good conductor of heat and electricity

metallic bonding

occurs because electrons move freely among a metal's positively charged ions and explains properties such as ductility and the ability to conduct electricity


an element that has some characteristics of metals and some characteristics of nonmetals


element that usually is a gas or brittle solid at room temperature, is not malleable or ductile, is a poor conductor of heat and electricity, and typically is not shiny

radioactive element

element, such as radium, whose nucleus breaks down and emits particles and energy


compound formed when negative ions from an acid combine with positive ions from a base


materials having conductivity properties between that of metals and nonmetals and having controllable conductivity parameters


the process of a solid changing directly to a vapor without forming a liquid

transition element

elements in Group 3-12

transuranium element

elements having more than 92 protons, all of which are synthetic and unstable

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording