Loschmidt number


Lo·​schmidt number
: 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

Word History


after Joseph Loschmidt †1895 Austrian physicist

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“Loschmidt number.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Loschmidt%20number. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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