Definition of Ostwald dilution law in English:

Ostwald dilution law

(also Ostwald's dilution law)

noun

Chemistry
  • A law stating that for dilute solutions of a binary electrolyte the square of the degree of dissociation of the solute, multiplied by its concentration, and divided by one minus the degree of dissociation, is a constant for the solute.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of Physical Chemistry.