Chemistry Vocabulary

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solution

A homogenous mixture where the particles are too small to be seen; it stays evenly mixed

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solute

any substance that dissolves into the solvent

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solvent

any material in which another material is dissolved

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electrolyte

any substance that seperates and forms ions in solution

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non electrolyte

A substance that does not exist in an ionic form in aqueous solution.

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saturated

a solution is saturated if the solvent has dissolved all of the solute it possibly can at a given temperature

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unsaturated

a solution is unsaturated if the solvent can still accept more of the solute without having any fall out of solution (at a given temperature)

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supersaturated

a solution is supersaturated if the solvent holds more solute than it can dissolve at a given temperature