electrolytic polarization

electrolytic polarization

[i¦lek·trə‚lid·ik pō·lər·ə′zā·shən]
(physical chemistry)
The existence of a minimum potential difference necessary to cause a steady current to flow through an electrolytic cell, resulting from the tendency of the products of electrolysis to recombine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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