Lewis acidity

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.L03509
The thermodynamic tendency of a substrate to act as a @L03508@. Comparative measures of this property are provided by the equilibrium constants for @L03510@ formation of a series of Lewis acids with a common reference @L03511@.
See also:
acceptor number
,
electrophilicity
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1135 [Terms] [Paper]