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electrochemical equivalent

[ih-lek-truh-kem-i-kuh l] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈkɛm ɪ kəl/
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
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The number ε is a definite quantity of the element, and is called its electrochemical equivalent.

    Lord Kelvin Andrew Gray
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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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