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transference number

noun, Physical Chemistry
1.
that fraction of the total electric current that anions and cations carry in passing through an electrolytic solution.
Also called transport number.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Measure transference number and diffusion coefficient of block copolymer electrolytes.

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