Weegy: Nonmetal, or non-metal, is a term used in chemistry when classifying the chemical elements. On the basis of their general physical and chemical properties, every element in the periodic table can be termed either a metal or a nonmetal. [ [ [ [ (A few elements with intermediate properties are referred to as metalloids).
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These diagrams show the configuration of chlorine atoms bonded ionically (as in NaCl) ... (More)