electrochemical series


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electrochemical series

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(Chemistry) another name for electromotive series
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Noun1.electrochemical series - a serial arrangement of metallic elements or ions according to their electrode potentials determined under specified conditions; the order shows the tendency of one metal to reduce the ions of any other metal below it in the series
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
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In addition, because of zinc's position in the electrochemical series, any electrolytic corrosion currents are concentrated on the zinc anode rather than the other metals in the system, providing ongoing cathodic protection.

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