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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16 to Undergraduate
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Term Definition
Nucleation The process by which crystal growth from a solution takes place. This can be aided by scratching the inside of the flask with a spatula or by adding a rough surface such as a single anti-bumping granule.
Nujol A paraffin oil used to disperse solid samples prior to Infra Red spectroscopy (see also Mull).