Meaning of periodic law
Pronunciation: (pēr'ē-od'ik, pēr"-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
- the law that the properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.
- Also called(originally) the statement that the chemical and physical properties of the elements recur periodically when the elements are arranged in the order of their atomic weights.
- periodic law (Thesaurus)