Definition of physical chemistry in English:

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physical chemistry

noun

The branch of chemistry concerned with the application of the techniques and theories of physics to the study of chemical systems.
Example sentences
  • She earned degrees in physical chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
  • Much of physical chemistry is based on theories and math.
  • This branch of physical chemistry determines the equilibria of ionic reactions and their response to changes in external variables.
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