Solutions Unit Vocabulary

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Solutions unit vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    The particles intermediate in size between those of a suspension and those of a solution
  • 2. 
    A substance whose aqueous solution conducts an electric current (ions must be present in solution)
  • 3. 
    A substance whose aqueous solution does not conduct an electric current.
  • 4. 
    Capable of being dissolved
  • 5. 
    The dissolved substance in a solution
  • 6. 
    A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances in a single phase
  • 7. 
    The dissolving medium in a solution
  • 8. 
    The particles are so large that they settle out of the solvent if not constantly stirred.
  • 9. 
    The rapid escape of a gas from the liquid in which it is dissolved.
  • 10. 
    The net amount of energy absorbed or released as heat when a specific amount of solute dissolves in a solvent
  • 11. 
    The solubility of a gas in a liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of that gas on the surface of that liquid
  • 12. 
    A solution process with water as the solvent
  • 13. 
    Liquid solutes and solvents that are not soluble in each other
  • 14. 
    Liquid solutes and solvents that are able to dissolve freely in one another in any proportion
  • 15. 
    A solution that contains the maximum amount of solute that may be dissolved under existing conditions
  • 16. 
    The amount of a substance required to form a saturated solution with a specific amount of solvent at a specified temperature
  • 17. 
    A solute particle that is surrounded by solvent molecules.
  • 18. 
    The physical state in which the opposing processes of dissolution and crystallization of a solute occur at equal rates.
  • 19. 
    A solution that contains more dissolved solute than a saturated solution under the same conditions
  • 20. 
    A solution that contains less solute than a saturated solution under existing conditions
  • 21. 
    A measure of the amount of solute in a given amount of solvent or solution
  • 22. 
    The concentration of a solution expressed in moles of solute per kilogram of solvent
  • 23. 
    The number of moles of solute in one liter of solution
  • 24. 
    More solute than solvent
  • 25. 
    More watered down; more solvent than solute; lighter colored