Atomic Theory

Science / Chemistry / Atomic Theory: An explanation of chemical properties and processes that assumes that tiny particles called atoms are the ultimate building blocks of matter.

Atomic Mass Unit

Science / Chemistry / Atomic Mass Unit: A unit of mass equal to 1/12 the mass of a carbon-12 nucleus, which is 1.660 538 73 × 10-27 kg ± 0.000 000 13 × 10-27 kg [1998 CODATA values]. Abbreviated as amu or u. Sometimes called the dalton, MORE

Organizational Behavior Modification Theory

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Organizational Behavior Modification Theory: A motivational theory suggesting that an individual will behave in a manner that helps him or her avoid potential negative outcomes and achieve agreeable outcomes. MORE

Optimal Foraging Theory

Science / Marine Biology / Optimal Foraging Theory: A theory designed to predict the foraging behavior that maximizes food intake per unit time MORE

Odd-Lot Theory

Business / Finance / Odd-Lot Theory: The theory that profits can be made by making trades contrary to odd-lot trading patterns, since odd-lot investors have poor timing. This theory is no longer popular. MORE

Polyatomic Ion

Science / Chemistry / Polyatomic Ion: A polyatomic ion is a charged particle that contains more than two covalently bound atoms. See Polyatomic Ions for more. MORE

Polyatomic Molecule

Science / Chemistry / Polyatomic Molecule: A polyatomic molecule is an uncharged particle that contains more than two atoms. MORE

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