Glossary of Chemical Terms - Q
- Plural of quantum.
- The minimum energy change of an atom emitting or absorbing energy.
- An abundant mineral consisting of silicon dioxide(SiO2) with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs' scale.
- Stopping a reaction quickly, first used to refer to harden steel by quickly putting red-hot steel into cold water.
- A common name for calcium oxide.
Glossary created by David Shaw (Madison Area Technical College) for The Chemistry Place.
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