ideal gas

noun

Definition of ideal gas

: a gas in which there is no attraction between the molecules usually : a gas conforming exactly to the ideal-gas law

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First Known Use of ideal gas

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Ideal gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ideal%20gas. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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