azeotrope

noun azeo·trope \ ˈā-zē-ə-ˌtrōp \

Definition of azeotrope

:a liquid mixture that is characterized by a constant minimum or maximum boiling point which is lower or higher than that of any of the components

Origin and Etymology of azeotrope

2a- + zeo- (from Greek zein to boil) + -trope something changed, from Greek tropos turn — more at yeast, trope


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azeotrope

noun azeo·trope \ ā-ˈzē-ə-ˌtrōp \

medical Definition of azeotrope

:a liquid mixture that is characterized by a constant minimum or maximum boiling point which is lower or higher than that of any of the components and that distills without change in composition

azeotropic

play \-ˌzē-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\ adjective

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