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Abegg's rule

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Name after Richard Abegg, German chemist.

PronunciationEdit

(US) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.bɛɡz/, /ɑˈbɛks/

NounEdit

Abegg's rule (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) A rule in chemistry that states that the sum of the hydrogen valence and the maximum oxygen valence is equal to eight.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 3