fugacity

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fu·gac·i·ty

noun \fyü-ˈga-sə-tē\

Definition of FUGACITY

:  the vapor pressure of a vapor assumed to be an ideal gas obtained by correcting the determined vapor pressure and useful as a measure of the escaping tendency of a substance from a heterogeneous system

Origin of FUGACITY

fugacious
First Known Use: 1902

fu·gac·i·ty

noun \fyü-ˈgas-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural fu·gac·i·ties

Medical Definition of FUGACITY

: the vapor pressure of a vapor assumed to be an ideal gas obtained by correcting the determined vapor pressure and useful as a measure of the escaping tendency of a substance from a heterogeneous system

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