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electromotive series

noun, Chemistry
1.
the classification of metals in the order of their electrode potentials.
Also called electrochemical series.
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  • In immersion plating, a metal displaces from solution any other metal that is below it in the electromotive series of elements.
  • In immersion plating a metal will displace from solution any other metal that is below it in the electromotive series of elements.
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electromotive series

noun
1.
(chem) a series of the metals, together with hydrogen, ranged in the order of their electrode potentials
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