fugacity

noun
fu·gac·i·ty | \fyü-ˈga-sə-tē \

Definition of fugacity 

: the vapor pressure of a vapor assumed to be an ideal gas obtained by correcting the determined vapor pressure and useful as a measure of the escaping tendency of a substance from a heterogeneous system

First Known Use of fugacity

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fugacity was in 1902

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fugacity

noun
fu·gac·i·ty | \fyü-ˈgas-ət-ē \
plural fugacities

Medical Definition of fugacity 

: the vapor pressure of a vapor assumed to be an ideal gas obtained by correcting the determined vapor pressure and useful as a measure of the escaping tendency of a substance from a heterogeneous system

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