rideal-walker coefficient

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Rideal-Walker coefficient Rid·e·al-Wal·ker coefficient (rĭd'ē-əl-wô'kər)
A figure expressing the disinfecting power of a substance by relating it to the disinfecting power of phenol. Also called phenol coefficient.

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