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LE CHATELIER'S PRINCIPLE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Le Chatelier's principle mean? 

LE CHATELIER'S PRINCIPLE (noun)
  The noun LE CHATELIER'S PRINCIPLE has 1 sense:

1. the principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change

  Familiarity information: LE CHATELIER'S PRINCIPLE used as a noun is very rare.


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LE CHATELIER'S PRINCIPLE (noun)


Sense 1Le Chatelier's principle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

Le Chatelier principle; Le Chatelier's law; Le Chatelier's principle; Le Chatelier-Braun principle

Hypernyms ("Le Chatelier's principle" is a kind of...):

principle; rule (a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system)


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