- Physical Sciences
the transfer of electrons from one atom to another atom to form positive and negative ions that form an ionic substance (salt or ionic compound), hold together by electrostatic attraction.
usually metal atoms that lose electrons and become positive ions.
the part of the Earth and its atmosphere in which life can exist.
the theory of acids and bases which defines an acid as a proton donor and a base as a proton...
the process whereby a mixture of two or more different monomers react to form a polymer.