Loschmidt number

noun Lo·schmidt number \ˈlōˌshmit-\

Definition of Loschmidt number

  1. :  the number of molecules per unit volume of an ideal gas at 0° C and a pressure of 1 atmosphere, its value for 1 cubic centimeter being about 2.7×1019; sometimes :  avogadro number

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Origin and Etymology of loschmidt number

after Joseph Loschmidt †1895 Austrian physicist


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