electrode efficiency


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electrode efficiency

[i′lek‚trōd ə‚fish·ən·sē]
(physical chemistry)
The ratio of the amount of metal actually deposited in an electrolytic cell to the amount that could theoretically be deposited as a result of electricity passing through the cell.
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