component-substances law

component-substances law

[kəm′pō·nənt ′sub·stən·səs ‚lȯ]
(chemistry)
The law that each substance, singly or in mixture, composing a material exhibits specific properties that are independent of the other substances in that material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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