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Absorption
1) In spectroscopy, when light is used to push an electron from a ground state to an excited state.

2) When a chemical is soaked up by a material such as water being absorbed by paper towels.
Accuracy
When a measured value is close to the actual value. Accurate measurements are also precise.
Acid
Any material that can accept a pair of electrons. I aqueous solutions, those with a pH <7.00
Acid-Base Reaction
An electron pair is donated by a base to an acceptor acid. In an aqueous solution, the reaction of H+ and OH- yields water.
Acid dissociation Constant
(Ka) The constant that describes the equilibrium position for the dissociation of an acid in water.