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1
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Acid

A

A proton donor

2
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Base

A

A proton acceptor

3
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Strong acid

A

An acid that ionises almost completely in an aqueous solution

4
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Strong base

A

A bass that dissociates almost completely in an aqueous solution

5
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Weak acid

A

An acid that only ionises partially in an aqueous solution

6
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Weak base

A

A bass that only dissociates partially in an aqueous solution

7
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Salt

A

A substance in which the hydrogen of an acid has been replaced by cation

8
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Neutralisation (equivalence point)

A

The point when an acid and base have reacted so neither is in excess

9
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Hydrolysis of a salt

A

A reaction with water where what itself is decomposed

10
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Dissociation

A

The splitting of an ionic compound into its ions

11
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Amphiprotic

A

A substance that can act as either an acid or a base