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

First Known Use of azeotrope

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for azeotrope

a- entry 2 + 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

Other Words from azeotrope

azeotropic \ -​ˌzē-​ə-​ˈtrō-​pik , -​ˈträp-​ik \ adjective

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