Facts about Gilbert Newton Lewis

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Gilbert Newton Lewis was a famous Scientist from USA, who lived between October 23, 1875 and March 23, 1946.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Gilbert.

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Famous quotes by Gilbert Newton Lewis (3)


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"We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition"
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"Since hydrogen is a constituent of most of our electrolytic solvents, the definition of an acid or base as a substance which gives up or takes up hydrogen ion would be more general than the one we used before, but it would not be universal"
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"We may say that a basic substance is one which has a lone pair of electrons which may be used to complete the stable group of another atom, and that an acid is one which can employ a lone pair from another molecule in completing the stable group of one of its own atoms"


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