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adhesion

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

The process of sticking to something. Adhesion is caused by the attraction that molecules of different things sometimes have for each other.

anion

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

An atom or group of atoms that has a negative electric charge. Anions are formed when an atom or group of atoms gains extra electrons.

burette

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

A glass tube that has precise markings for measurements and is thinner at the bottom than at the top.

calcification

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

The replacement of once living material with calcium carbonate and it happens when an organism that has died becomes a fossil.

colloids

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

A mixture in which very small particles of one substance are spread out evenly throughout another substance.

Cockcroft

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

John Douglas was a British scientist who, performed the first successful splitting of an atom in 1932.

copper

Chemistry; Physical chemistry

A chemical element that is a reddish brown metal and is easily shaped. Copper is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity.

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