competing equilibria condition

competing equilibria condition

[kəm′pēd·iŋ ‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·ə kən‚dish·ən]
(chemistry)
The competition for a reactant in a complex chemical system in which several reactions are taking place at the same time.
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