Key Definitions- EMa, RMc, ZSa Flashcards

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Covalent bond

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Formed by sharing pairs of electrons

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Cation

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Positively charged ion

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Anion

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Negatively charged ion

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Delocalised electrons

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Electrons shared between more than two atoms

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Electronegativity

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The tendency of an atom to gain or retain electrons

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Incomplete combustion

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Combustion reactions in which there is insufficient oxygen for full oxidation

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Permanent dipole

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A molecule in which one part always has a slightly positive charge, and another always has a slightly negative charge

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