The art or procedure for ascertaining the potency of alkalies and/or volume present in alkaline mixtures
- volumetric analysis using standard solutions of alkali to measure the actual quantity of acid current
- The art or procedure of ascertaining the effectiveness of alkalies, or perhaps the amount within alkaline mixtures.
(n.) The art or procedure for ascertaining the potency of alkalies, or perhaps the amount present in alkaline mixtures.
Chlorimetry (1824), alkalimetry (1828), and the volumetric determination of silver and chlorine (1832) were worked out by Gay Lussac; but although the advantages of the method were patent, it received recognition very slowly.