Stoichiometrical
Stoichiometric Stoi`chi*o*met"ric, Stoichiometrical Stoi`chi*o*met"ric*al, a. Of or pertaining to stoichiometry; employed in, or obtained by, stoichiometry. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) of, pertaining to, using, or consuming, reagents in the exact proportions required for a given reaction; as, a stoichiometric reaction, i. e., a reaction which goes to completion, rather than stopping partway at an equilibrium point. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stoichiometrical — adj. pertaining to the calculation of the quantities of elements (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stoichiometrical — stoi·chi·o·met·ri·cal …   English syllables

  • stoichiometrical — adjective see stoichiometric …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stoichiometric — Stoi chi*o*met ric, Stoichiometrical Stoi chi*o*met ric*al, a. Of or pertaining to stoichiometry; employed in, or obtained by, stoichiometry. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) of, pertaining to, using, or consuming, reagents in the exact proportions… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stoichiometric — stoichiometrically, adv. /stoy kee euh me trik/, adj. Chem. 1. of or pertaining to stoichiometry. 2. pertaining to or involving substances that are in the exact proportions required for a given reaction. Also, stoichiometrical. [1890 95; < Gk… …   Universalium

  • stoichiometric — /ˌstɔɪkiəˈmɛtrɪk/ (say .stoykeeuh metrik) adjective Chemistry 1. of or relating to stoichiometry. 2. (of a compound) containing its component elements in the exact proportions represented by its formula. 3. (of a mixture) yielding on complete… …   Australian English dictionary

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