Van't Hoff's law

Van\'t Hoff\'s law

Van't Hoff's law\ [After J.H. van't Hoff, Dutch physical chemist.] (Phys. Chem.) The generalization that: when a system is in equilibrium, of the two opposed interactions the endothermic is promoted by raising the temperature, the exothermic by lowering it.
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