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transference number

noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. that fraction of the total electric current that anions and cations carry in passing through an electrolytic solution.
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Origin of transference number

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called transport number.

transport number

noun Physical Chemistry.
  1. transference number.
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