equilibrium constant

noun

Definition of equilibrium constant

: a number that expresses the relationship between the amounts of products and reactants present at equilibrium in a reversible chemical reaction at a given temperature

First Known Use of equilibrium constant

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Equilibrium constant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equilibrium%20constant. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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