solution vocabulary

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solution vocabulary
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general 2 chemistry
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  1. solution
    a homogenous mixture
  2. solvent
    in a solution of a gas or solid dissolved in a liquid, the liquid; in other cases the substance present in the greater amount
  3. solute
    in a solution of a gas or solid dissolved in a liquid, the gas or solid, in other cases the substance present in the lesser amount
  4. dilute solution
    a solution containing a small amount of solute
  5. saturated solution
    a solution containing the maximum amount of solute that can be dissolved at that temperature and pressure. The solution is in equilibrium with the matter that is not dissolved
  6. unsaturated solution
    a solution containing less than the maximum amount of solute that can be dissolved at that temperature and pressure
  7. supersaturated solution
    a solution that contains more dissolved substance than a saturated solution does
  8. Solubility
    the amount of a substance that dissolves in a given amount of solvent at a given temperature to produce a saturated solution
  9. Miscible
    fluids that will dissolve in each other in all proportions
  10. Immiscible
    fluids that do not mix but form layers

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