Law of definite proportions

Definition of Law of definite proportions

(Chem.) the essential law of chemical combination that every definite compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight; and, if two or more elements form more than one compound with each other, the relative proportions of each are fixed. Compare Law of multiple proportions, under Multiple.

See also: Definite

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chemical science, chemistry, law, law of constant proportion, law of nature
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