polarographic maximum

polarographic maximum

[pō¦lar·ə¦graf·ik ′mak·sə·məm]
(analytical chemistry)
A deceptively high voltage buildup on an electrode during polarographic analysis of an electrolyte; caused by a reduction or oxidation process at the electrode.
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