Lewis acid

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Lewis acid


[After Gilbert Lewis.]
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Lewis acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a substance capable of accepting a pair of electrons from a base to form a covalent bond. Compare Lewis base
[C20: named after G. N. Lewis (1875–1946), US chemist]
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acide de Lewis