Meaning of “Lewis acid” in the English Dictionary

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"Lewis acid" in British English

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Lewis acidnoun [ C ]

/ˈluː.ɪs ˌæs.ɪd/ us /ˈluː.ɪs ˌæs.ɪd/ specialized

a substance that can receive a pair of electrons from a base

(Definition of “Lewis acid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Lewis acid" in American English

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Lewis acidnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlu·əs ˈæs·ɪd/

chemistry a substance that can receive a pair of electrons from a base (= chemical substance)

(Definition of “Lewis acid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)