Amagat unit

noun Ama·gat unit \¦amə¦gä-\

Definition of Amagat unit

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

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of amagat unit

after Emile-Hilaire Amagat †1915, French physicist


First Known Use: 1936


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