equilibrium constant definition

  • noun:
    • A measure of the relative levels for the reactants and items of a reversible effect at equilibrium
    • (biochemistry) the ratio of levels whenever balance is achieved in a reversible reaction (once the price of this forward reaction equals the rate of the reverse reaction)

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