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Definition of "polarography" []

  • An electrochemical method of quantitative or qualitative analysis based on the relationship between an increasing current passing through the solution being analyzed and the increasing voltage used to produce the current. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "polarography" in a sentence
  • "But, when speaking of polarography, one primarily thinks about the classical polarograph and its step curves."
  • "Heyrovsky has lectured on polarography in the United States of"
  • "The 13 experiments described in the Practical Voltammetry (8.757.5003) monograph are intended to introduce the reader to the basic principles of polarography and voltammetry using a mercury electrode and provides examples showing the use of these methods in analytical chemistry."