law mass action

law of mass action

noun Chemistry.
the statement that the rate of a chemical reaction is proportional to the concentrations of the reacting substances.
Also called mass action law.
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law of mass action

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(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 
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