conjugate base


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conjugate base

n.
A base having one fewer transferable proton than a specific acid.
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a] of less than 14, and (c) a controlled free radical polymerization agent; (2) preparing an aqueous medium which is comprised of (a) water, and (b) a conjugate base of a weak acid wherein the [pK.
We wanted to see if they would, of their own volition, include the term conjugate acid to match the term conjugate base that we had provided.
8) ionizes to produce its conjugate base superoxide anion (*).