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Base dissociation constant

Definition

noun

The equilibrium constant in which the base draws a proton from water and form a conjugate acid and hydroxide ion.


Supplement

Stronger bases tend to have higher dissociation constants whereas weaker bases have lower dissociation constants.


See also: ionization constant


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