Learn Chemistry: Glossary


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

Type of Activity

group work, working independently



Age Group

16 to Undergraduate
Term Definition
Tare To zero a balance once an empty weighing vessel is placed on it.
Titrand The solution of unknown concentration in the conical flask in a titration.
Titrant The solution of known concentration in the burette in a titration.
Toluene The trivial name for methyl benzene.
Turbidity The cloudiness or haziness of a liquid or solution.