a quantity that determines the transport of matter from one phase to another: a component will flow from one phase to another when the chemical potential of the component is greater in the first phase than in the second.
a thermodynamic function of a substance in a system that is the partial differential of the Gibbs function of the system with respect to the number of moles of the substance μ
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a pregnancy that is confirmed by a pregnancy test but not by clinical signs and terminates before clinical signs can be observed. 2. pregnancy resulting from in vitro fertilization or another medical technique.
noun 1. Chemistry. a property or characteristic of a substance that is observed during a reaction in which the chemical composition or identity of the substance is changed: Combustibility is an important chemical property to consider when choosing building materials. noun a characteristic of a substance that becomes known during a chemical reaction; also, a […]
noun 1. wood pulp made from chemically treated and cooked wood fibers and used in the manufacture of better grades of paper.
noun 1. Chemistry. (def 7). noun 1. a process that involves changes in the structure and energy content of atoms, molecules, or ions but not their nuclei Compare nuclear reaction A process in which atoms of the same or different elements rearrange themselves to form a new substance. While they do so, they either absorb […]