Definition of physical chemistry in English:

physical chemistry

Line breaks: phys|ic¦al chem|is¦try


[mass noun]
  • The branch of chemistry concerned with the application of the techniques and theories of physics to the study of chemical systems.
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    • 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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