- a unit of buffer value in chemistry, defined to be the concentration of acid or base that must be added to a solution to change its pH by one unit. One slyke is equal to one millimole of acid or base per liter of solution (mmol/L). The unit is attributed to and named for D.D. Van Slyke (1883-1971), an American physician and chemist.
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