Definition of equation of state in English:

equation of state

Syllabification: e·qua·tion of state


  • An equation showing the relationship between the values of the pressure, volume, and temperature of a quantity of a particular substance.
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    • The equation of state is the relationship between pressure and density in the stuff.
    • This new quantity is similar to the equation of state for a gas.
    • An equation of state would tell, for example, the pressure given the temperature and density.

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