Trouton's rule

noun

Trou·​ton's rule
ˈtrau̇tᵊnz-
: a statement in physical chemistry: the molar heats of vaporization of pure liquids are proportional to the absolute temperatures of their boiling points

Word History

Etymology

after Frederick T. Trouton †1922 English physicist

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“Trouton's rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trouton%27s%20rule. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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