equilibrium constant

Definitions of equilibrium constant
  1. noun
    (chemistry) the ratio of concentrations when equilibrium is reached in a reversible reaction (when the rate of the forward reaction equals the rate of the reverse reaction)
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    dissociation constant
    the equilibrium constant for a reversible dissociation
    type of:
    constant
    a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
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