electrochemical equivalent

[ih-lek-truh-kem-i-kuh l]

noun Physical Chemistry.

the mass, in grams, of a substance deposited on the electrode of a voltameter by 1 coulomb of electricity.

Origin of electrochemical equivalent

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for electrochemical equivalent

electrochemical equivalent


the mass of an element liberated from its ions or converted into them by one coulomb of electric charge
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