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ionic
pertaining to or occurring in the form of ions.
non-polar
containing no permanently dipolar molecules; lacking a dipole

polyatomic ion

a charged particle which has two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds

molecule
the smallest physical unit of an element or compound

valence electron

an electron of an atom located in the outermost shell of the atom
metal
elements on the left side of the periodic table
non-metal
elements on the right side of the periodic table it also contains the noble gases group
conductivity
how well an element conducts heat or electricity

inert

having no ablility to react to anything
electronegativity

when an element has a negative electric charge

covelent bond

a bond between 2 non-metals
ionic bond
a bond between a non-metal and a metal