[Chemistry] abbreviations

  • Ac  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Actinium

    • Definition: Actinium is a chemical element with symbol Ac and atomic number 89. It was discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giese ... more >>
    • Example: Actinium is a chemical element with symbol Ac and atomic number 89. It was discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giesel in 1902, who isolated the element the same year. Actinium gave the name to the actinide series, a group of 15 similar elements between actinium and lawrencium in the periodic table.

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  • Al  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Aluminum

    • Example: Element 13 is called either aluminum or aluminium. Here is a look at the reason for the two different names.

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  • ACE  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Acetate

    • Definition: An acetate /ˈæsɪteɪt/ is a salt formed by the combination of acetic acid with an alkaline, earthy, or metallic base. ... more >>

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  • AE  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Auger Electron

    • Example: Physical Electronics, Inc. is the leading supplier of Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES) surface analysis equipment and AES surface analysis instruments.

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  • AHF  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride


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  • Ce  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Cerium

    • Definition: Cerium is a chemical element with symbol Ce and atomic number 58. Cerium is a soft, ductile and silvery-white metal that ... more >>
    • Example: Element Cerium (Ce), Group 19, Atomic Number 58, f-block, Mass 140.116. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and images.

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  • Cs  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Cesium

    • Example: Caesium (British spelling and IUPAC spelling) or cesium (American spelling) is a chemical element with symbol Cs and atomic number 55. It is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28.5 °C (83.3 °F), which makes it one of only five elemental metals that are liquid at or near room temperature.

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  • Cl  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Chlorine

    • Definition: Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17. The second-lightest of the halogens, it appears betw ... more >>
    • Example: An overview of safe storage and handling of chlorine at water and wastewater treatment plants.

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