lattice energy

noun

chem the energy required to separate the ions of a crystal to an infinite distance, usually expressed in joules per mole

Nearby words

  1. latterly,
  2. lattermost,
  3. lattice,
  4. lattice constant,
  5. lattice defect,
  6. lattice girder,
  7. latticed,
  8. latticeleaf,
  9. latticework,
  10. latticing

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