Debye–Hückel theory

noun De·bye–Hück·el theory \dəˈbīˈhikəl-, -huek-\

Definition of Debye–Hückel theory

  1. :  a theory in physical chemistry: the deviation of solutions of electrolytes from the laws of ideal solutions is due to electrical forces between ions

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Origin and Etymology of debye–hückel theory

after Peter J. W. Debye, born 1884 Dutch physicist and E. Hückel, born 1896 Swiss physicist

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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