Learn Chemistry: Glossary

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A glossary for Learn Chemistry explaining the meaning of chemistry terms used within this site.

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group work, working independently

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TeacherStudent

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16 to Undergraduate
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Term Definition
High Performance Liqid Chromatography (HPLC) A form of analytical or preparative chromatography where the mobile phase is forced through a chromatography column under high pressure.
Hirsch funnel A ceramic funnel with a perforated plate onto which flat filter paper is placed for the purpose of a reduced pressure filtration. A Hirsch funnel is similar to a Buchner funnel but smaller.
Hygroscopic Readily absorbs moisture from the air.