Amagat unit

Ama·​gat unit | \ ¦amə¦gä- \

Definition of Amagat unit

1 : a unit of the density of a substance (as gas or vapor) at 0° C and standard atmospheric pressure
2 : a unit of the specific volume of a substance (as gas or vapor) at 0° C and standard atmospheric pressure

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First Known Use of Amagat unit

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Amagat unit

after Emile-Hilaire Amagat †1915, French physicist

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“Amagat unit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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