fugacity

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noun fu·gac·i·ty \fyü-ˈga-sə-tē\

Definition of fugacity

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of fugacity

fugacious


First Known Use: 1902


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fugacity

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noun fu·gac·i·ty \fyü-ˈgas-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of fugacity

plural

fugacities

  1. :  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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