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How did the concept of pH originate and develop?

Your question requires a lot of historical background of late 1890s and early 1900s. I requested a couple of articles from different libraries. Basically, it will be best to dispel the common myth ...
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Was "potency set" used for power set?

The paper Rieger, L. "On the consistency of the generalized continuum hypothesis." Rozprawy Mat. 31 (1963) described in MR0146091, which can be downloaded from
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Why energy rate did not replace power = Force times velocity?

The equality $dE/dt=vF$ can be considered a nontrivial insight, and not simply a definition of the term on the right (ot left). An analogous question would be: in light of the equality $E=mc^2$, why ...
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