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Chemistry Glossary Terms Starting with the Letter L

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Litmus paper is a type of pH paper that is used to test the acidity of water-based liquids.

Litmus paper is a type of pH paper that is used to test the acidity of water-based liquids.

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This chemistry glossary offers definitions for terms which are commonly used in chemistry and chemical engineering.

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labile complex

lanthanides

lanthanum

lattice energy

lattice point

law

Law of Chemical Equilibrium

Law of Combining Volumes

Law of Conservation of Energy

Law of Conservation of Mass

Law of Constant Composition

Law of Definite Proportions

Law of Multiple Proportions

lawrencium

lead

leaving group

Le Chatelier′s Principle

Leclanche cell

Leidenfrost effect

leu

levorotatory

Lewis acid

Lewis acid base reaction

Lewis base

Lewis complex

Lewis structure

ligand

ligand field splitting

light naptha

limestone

limiting reactant

lipid

liquefaction

liquid

liter

lithium

litmus paper

London dispersion force

lone pair

lox

lunar caustic

lunar crystals

lutetium

lyase

lye

Lyman series

lys

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