Definition of Chemical equilibrium

1. Noun. A chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates.

Exact synonyms: Equilibrium
Specialized synonyms: Acid-base Balance, Acid-base Equilibrium
Generic synonyms: Chemical Reaction, Reaction
Derivative terms: Equilibrate, Equilibrate



Definition of Chemical equilibrium

1. Noun. (chemistry) The state of a reversible reaction in which the rates of the forward and reverse reactions are the same ¹

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Medical Definition of Chemical equilibrium

1. A state in a reversible chemical reaction at which the reactants are turning into products at the same rate as the products are turning back into the reactants, so that the amounts of each reactant and product remains constant. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Chemical equilibrium

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"THE PHASE RULE AND ITS APPLICATION TO chemical equilibrium The Phase Rule of Willard Gibbs. — The meaning of the Phase Rule can be understood best by ..."

2. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis: With Special Consideration of by Julius Stieglitz (1911)
"... CHAPTER VI chemical equilibrium. THE LAW OF MASS ACTION THE theory of ionization, as studied so far, gives us simple, rational explanations of many of ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Another reaction which is of exceptional interest from the standpoint of chemical equilibrium, and which has assumed great technical importance in recent ..."

4. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1920)
"Thermodynamic criteria of chemical equilibrium in general. ... IN the consideration of chemical equilibrium from the Kinetic standpoint we saw that ..."

5. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis: With Special Consideration of by Julius Stieglitz (1911)
"... CHAPTER VI chemical equilibrium. THE LAW OF MASS ACTION THE theory of ionization, as studied so far, gives us simple, rational explanations of many of ..."

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