Organichemica
Basic Organic Chemistry

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Dave Woodcock ©2001

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intermediate
A species formed in one step of a reaction but not present at the end of a reaction being consumed in a subsequent step of the reaction. The species has some stability, though this may not be high in cases such as carbocations, carbenes, radicals, etc.

intermolecular forces
Forces of attraction which exist between all molecules.
See:
London forces
dipole - diplole forces
hydrogen bonds

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