Le Chatelier's principle definition

  • noun:
    • A principle that states that when a chemical system at equilibrium experiences a change in focus, heat, or complete stress, the balance will shift in order to lessen that change.
    • the principle that when any modification is imposed on something that is in balance then system sometimes conform to a brand new equilibrium counteracting the change

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