Chemistry Glossary Terms Starting with the Letter K

Chemistry Glossary and Dictionary

K is for krypton.
K is for krypton. pslawinski, wikipedia.org

This chemistry glossary offers definitions for terms which are commonly used in chemistry and chemical engineering. These are words that begin with the letter K.

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K-electron

K-shell

kalium

Kelvin effect (Thomson effect)

Kelvin temperature scale

keratin

ketal

ketene

ketone

ketoheptose

ketohexose

ketopentose

ketose

ketotetrose

ketoxime

kilo

kilogram (kg)

kilopascal (kPa)

kinase

kindling point

kinetic - A term associated with motion.
Example of Usage: The kinetic energy of a particle is equal to ½ multiplied by its mass multiplied by the square of its velocity.

kinetic energy

kinetic theory

kinetics

Klechkowski's rule

kosmotropic

krypton

kryptonite

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