Science / Chemistry / Nonmetal: A nonmetal is a substance that conducts heat and electricity poorly, is brittle or waxy or gaseous, and cannot be hammered into sheets or drawn into wire. Nonmetals gain electrons easily to form anions. About 20% of the known chemical elements are nonmetals.


Business / Machine Shop / Phosphorous: A highly reactive, toxic, nonmetallic element used in steel, glass and pyrotechnics. It is almost always found in combination with other elements such as minerals or metal ores. Found in steel and cas MORE

Phosphorus (P)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Phosphorus (P): Atomic number: 15, Atomic mass: 30,9738 g.mol -1, Oxidation states: ± 3, 4, 5, Electronegativity: 2,1, Density: 1,82 g/ml at 20°C, Melting point: 44,2 °C, Boiling point: 280 °C, Vanderwaals radius MORE

Bromine (Br)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Bromine (Br): Atomic number: 35, Atomic mass: 79.904 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 2.8, Density: 3.1 at 20°C, Melting point: - 7.2 °C, Boiling point: 58.8 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.165 nm, Ionic radius: 0. MORE


Business / Construction / Romex: A name brand of nonmetallic sheathed electrical cable that is used for indoor wiring. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Anion: An anion is a negatively charged ion. Nonmetals typically form anions. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Metalloid: An element with both metallic and nonmetallic properties. Examples are silicon, arsenic, and germanium. MORE