<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url=/nojavascript/">
Skip Navigation
You are reading an older version of this FlexBook® textbook: CK-12 Chemistry - Intermediate Go to the latest version.

27.7: G

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
gamma ray (γ)
Very high energy electromagnetic waves emitted from a nucleus.
Form of matter that has neither a definite shape nor a definite volume.
gas pressure
The pressure that results from collisions of gas particles with an object.
Gay-Lussac’s law
Gas law which states that the pressure of a given mass of gas varies directly with the absolute temperature of the gas when the volume is kept constant.
Geiger counter
A device that uses a gas-filled metal tube to detect radiation.
A segment of DNA that carries a code for making a specific polypeptide chain.
geometric isomer
Molecules in which the order of atom bonding is the same but the arrangement of atoms in space is different.
Graham’s law
Law that states that the rate of effusion or diffusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of the molar mass of the gas.
ground state
Lowest energy state of the atom.
Vertical column of the periodic table.

Image Attributions




7 , 8

Date Created:

Apr 20, 2012

Last Modified:

Apr 15, 2015
Files can only be attached to the latest version of None


Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original

Original text

Help us improve the site! Which of the following best describes your visit today?

I'm a student and I found this site on my own.
I'm a student and my teacher told me to come to this site.
I'm a teacher looking for materials to use in class.
I'm preparing for teacher certification exam, e.g. Praxis II.

Thanks for answering this poll. Your feedback will help us continue to improve the site!