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Engineering Glossary - Definitions for Terms Starting with A

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α-carbon

α-hydrogen

Abegg's rule

abhesive

ab initio

ablation

abrasive

absolute alcohol

absolute error

absolute pressure

absolute temperature

absolute uncertainty

absolute vacuum

absolute zero

absorbance

absorbed dose

absorption

absorption cross section

absorption spectroscopy

absorption spectrum

absorptivity

abstraction

AC

acceleration

accuracy

acetal

acetate

achiral

acid

acid anhydride

acid-base indicator

acid catalysis

acid dissociation constant - Ka

acidic solution

acid promoted

acidulant

acrylic fiber

actinic

actinides

activated carbon

activated charcoal

activated complex

activation energy - Ea

activity series

actual yield

acute health effect

acylating agent

acylation

acyl group

acyl halide

addition compound

addition polymer

addition reaction

adhesive

adsorption

adulterant

advanced ceramic

aeration

aerosol

air set cement

ala

alcohol

alcoholate

alcohol dehydrogenase

alcoholysis

aldoheptose

aldohexose

aldopentose

aldose

aldotetrose

aldose

aldoxime

algaecide

aliphatic

aliphatic amino acid

aliphatic compound

aliphatic group

aliphatic hydrocarbon

alkali metal

alkaline

alkaline earth metal

alkalinity

alkaloid

alkane

alkanoylation

alkene

alkenyl group

alkoxide

alkylammonium salt

alkylate

alkylation

alkyne

allotrope

alloy

alpha carbon

alpha decay

alpha hydrogen

alpha particle

alpha radiation

alternating copolymer

amalgam

amide

amidogen

amine functional group

aminolysis

ammeter

ammonium

ammonium salt

amorphography

amorphous

ampere

amphoteric oxide

amplitude

amu

anaerobic

analyte

angstrom

angular momentum quantum number

anhydrous

anion

anisotropy

annealing

anode

anodize

anti addition

antiaromaticity

antibonding orbital

antichlor

antiferromagnetism

antifungal

anti-Markovnikov addition

antioxidant

anti-periplanar

aprotic solvent

arene

arg

aromatic compound

Arrhenius acid

Arrhenius base

Arrhenius rate equation

aryl

aryl halide

aqueous solution

asbestos

asn

asp

asphyxant

atactic

atom

atomic ion

atomic mass

atomic mass unit (amu)

atomic number

atomic radius

atomic weight

atmosphere

atto

austenite

Avogadro's number

azeotrope

azide

azimuthal quantum number

azo compound

azo group

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