Meaning of ADDITION COMPOUND (COMPLEX COMPOUND) in English
- ADDITION COMPOUND (COMPLEX COMPOUND)
Compare with hydrate .An addition compound contains two or more simpler compounds that can be packed in a definite ratio into a crystal. A dot is used to separate the compounds in the formula. For example, ZnSO 4 ·7 H 2 O is an addition compound of zinc sulfate and water. This represents a compound, and not a mixture, because there is a definite 1:7 ratio of zinc sulfate to water in the compound. Hydrates are a common type of addition compound.
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012