Definition of Brønsted–Lowry in English:

Brønsted–Lowry

(also Bronsted-Lowry, Brønsted-Lowry)

noun

Chemistry
  • Attributive Designating the concept that an acid is a substance that donates protons and a base a substance that accepts protons; relating to or defined by this concept.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Samuel Glasstone (b. 1897). From the names of Johannes N. Brønsted, Danish chemist, and Thomas M. Lowry, English chemist, who independently proposed the concept in 1923.

Pronunciation

Brønsted–Lowry

/ˌbrɒnstɛdˈlaʊri//ˌbrəːnstɛdˈlaʊri/