Definition: 'Law Of Reciprocal Proportions'
law of reciprocal proportionsType: Term
1. the relative weights in which two substances form a chemical union singly with a third are the same as, or simple multiples of, those in which they unite with each other; a corollary of the law of definite proportions.
law of multiple proportions
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