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stoichiometry (n.)

"science of calculating the quantities of chemical elements involved in chemical reactions," 1807, from German Stöchiometrie (1792), coined by German chemist Jeremias Benjamin Richter (1762-1807) from Greek stoikheion "one of a row; shadow-line of a sundial," in plural "the elements" (from PIE *steigh- "to stride, step, rise") + -metry "a measuring of." Related: Stoichiometric.

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Definitions of stoichiometry

stoichiometry (n.)
(chemistry) the relation between the quantities of substances that take part in a reaction or form a compound (typically a ratio of whole integers);
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