conjugate acid-base pair

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conjugate acid-base pair

[′kän·jə·gət ¦as·əd ¦bās ′per]
(chemistry)
An acid and a base related by the ability of the acid to generate the base by loss of a proton.
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conjugate acids of carborane anions) were synthesized and liberated by Reed and coworkers in 2000 [7-9].
In this communication we introduced into our agenda investigation of the basic features such as relative acidities and structures and stability of conjugate acids based on different carborane clusters smaller than 12-vertex [CB.
3] -substituted anion derivatives and their conjugate acids.