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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.

Gilbert Newton Lewis

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Author Profession: Scientist
Nationality: American Quotes
Born: October 23, 1875
Died: March 23, 1946

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