disproportionation

play
noun dis·pro·por·tion·ation \-ˌpȯr-shə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of disproportionation

  1. :  the transformation of a substance into two or more dissimilar substances usually by simultaneous oxidation and reduction

disproportionate

play \-ˈpȯr-shə-ˌnāt\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of disproportionation

circa 1929


Learn More about disproportionation


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up disproportionation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!