gas constant

noun

Definition of gas constant

: a general constant in the equation of state of gases that is equal in the case of an ideal gas to the product of the pressure and volume of one mole divided by the absolute temperature — see gas law sense c

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“Gas constant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gas%20constant. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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