stoichiometric

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stoi·chi·om·e·try

 (stoi′kē-ŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. Calculation of the quantities of reactants and products in a chemical reaction.
2. The quantitative relationship between reactants and products in a chemical reaction.

[Greek stoikheion, element; see steigh- in Indo-European roots + -metry.]

stoi′chi·o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
stoi′chi·o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

stoichiometric

(ˌstɔɪkɪəˈmɛtrɪk) ,

stoicheiometric

or

stoechiometric

adj
1. (Chemistry) concerned with, involving, or having the exact proportions for a particular chemical reaction: a stoichiometric mixture.
2. (Chemistry) (of a compound) having its component elements present in the exact proportions indicated by its formula
3. (Chemistry) of or concerned with stoichiometry
[C19: see stoichiometry]
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Adj.1.stoichiometric - of or relating to stoichiometry
Translations
stœchiométrique
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