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ebullioscopic constant[e′bü·lē·ə‚skōp·ik ‚kän·stənt]
The ratio of the elevation of the boiling point of a solvent caused by dissolving a solute to the molality of the solution, taken at extremely low concentrations. Also known as molal elevation of the boiling point.
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