HyperDic: le_chatelier_principle

English > 1 sense of the expression Le Chatelier principle:
NOUNcognitionLe Chatelier principle, Le Chatelier's principle, Le Chatelier's law, Le Chatelier-Braun principlethe principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change
English > Le Chatelier principle: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change.
SynonymsLe Chatelier's principle, Le Chatelier's law, Le Chatelier-Braun principle
Broaderprinciple, ruleA rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
CatalanPrincipi de Le Châtelier

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