disproportionation


dis·pro·por·tion·ation

noun \-ˌpr-shə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of DISPROPORTIONATION

:  the transformation of a substance into two or more dissimilar substances usually by simultaneous oxidation and reduction
dis·pro·por·tion·ate \-ˈpr-shə-ˌnāt\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of DISPROPORTIONATION

circa 1929

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