double decomposition (plural double decompositions). (chemistry) a reaction between two substances in which two parts of each substance are exchanged;.
a reaction in which two compounds exchange ions, typicall Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
A salt metathesis reaction sometimes called a double replacement reaction or double In older literature, the term double decomposition is frequently encountered. The term double decomposition is more specifically used when at least one.