chemical equilibrium

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Noun1.chemical equilibrium - a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rateschemical equilibrium - a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
acid-base balance, acid-base equilibrium - (physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body; "with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline"
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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(ii) The residence time of the gases in the gasifier is high enough to establish thermodynamic and chemical equilibria.
Five classes of Chemistry students in a Canadian high school studied the concepts of dynamic chemical equilibria and Le Chatelier's Principle during late 2009.
Other matters they discuss are classical statistical physics and its applications to chemical equilibria, interacting systems, and strong electrolytes; quantum statistical physics and its application to Bose-Einstein condensate and statistical astrophysics; systematics of phase transition and Landau Theory for systems not very close to the phase-coexistence line; and the linear response theory of irreversible processes and fluctuating-dissipation theorem.
Smith, "Identification and Application of Partial Chemical Equilibria in Reactor Modelling," AIChE J.

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