Brønsted-Lowry base

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Etymology[edit]

Based on a theory proposed independently in 1923 by Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted and Thomas Martin Lowry.

Noun[edit]

Brønsted-Lowry base (plural Brønsted-Lowry bases)

  1. (chemistry) Any chemical species that acts as an acceptor of protons

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