law of mass action

noun
(chemistry) the law that states the following principle: the rate of a chemical reaction is directly proportional to the molecular concentrations of the reacting substances
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑law, ↑law of nature

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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