ideal solution


Definition of ideal solution

: a solution in which the interaction between molecules of the components does not differ from the interactions between the molecules of each component usually : a solution that conforms exactly to Raoult's law — compare activity sense 6b, activity coefficient, fugacity sense 2b

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First Known Use of ideal solution

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Ideal solution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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