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English → English (WordNet) Definition: law of definite proportions law of definite proportions n : (chemistry) law stating that every pure substance always contains the same elements combined in the same proportions by weight [syn: law of constant proportion]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Law of definite proportions Definite \Def"i*nite\, a. [L. definitis, p. p. of definire: cf. F. d['e]fini. See Define.] 1. Having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a definite measure; a definite period or interval. [1913 Webster] Elements combine in definite proportions. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] 2. Having certain limits in signification; determinate; certain; precise; fixed; exact; clear; as, a definite word, term, or expression. [1913 Webster] 3. Determined; resolved. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Serving to define or restrict; limiting; determining; as, the definite article. [1913 Webster] Definite article (Gram.), the article the, which is used to designate a particular person or thing, or a particular class of persons or things; -- also called a definitive. See Definitive, n. - Definite inflorescence. (Bot.) See Determinate inflorescence , under Determinate. Law of definite proportions (Chem.), the essential law of chemical combination that every definite compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight; and, if two or more elements form more than one compound with each other, the relative proportions of each are fixed. Compare Law of multiple proportions, under Multiple. [1913 Webster]


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