law of definite proportions

Definition of law of definite proportions

  1. :  a statement in chemistry: every definite compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight

First Known Use of law of definite proportions

1830


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law of definite proportions

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noun law of def·i·nite pro·por·tions \-ˈdef-(ə-)nət-prə-ˈpȯr-shənz\

Medical Definition of law of definite proportions

  1. :  a statement in chemistry: every definite compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight


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