Le Chatelier law
Pronunciation: le chah-tel-e-a'
Definition: if external factors such as temperature and pressure disturb a system in equilibrium, adjustment occurs in such a way that the effect of the disturbing factors is reduced to a minimum.
Synonym(s): Le Chatelier principle
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