electromotive series

noun

variants or electromotive force series
: an arrangement of metallic elements or ions usually in a column or table according to their electrode potentials determined under specified conditions, the order showing the tendency of one metal to reduce the ions of any other metal below it in the series
also : a similar arrangement including nonmetallic elements or ions as well as metallic elements

called also electrochemical series

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“Electromotive series.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electromotive%20series. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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