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Faraday laws

Pronunciation: far'a-da

Definition:

  1. the amount of an electrolyte decomposed by an electric current is proportional to the amount of the current;
  2. when the same current is passed through several electrolytes, the amounts of the different substances decomposed are proportional to their chemical equivalents.

[Michael Faraday]

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