Trouton's rule

noun
Trou·​ton's rule | \ ˈtrau̇tᵊnz- \

Definition of Trouton's rule

: a statement in physical chemistry: the molar heats of vaporization of pure liquids are proportional to the absolute temperatures of their boiling points

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History and Etymology for Trouton's rule

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 9 Aug. 2020.

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