Definition of Brønsted–Lowry in US 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.