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gas equation

Syllabification: gas e·qua·tion

Definition of gas equation in English:

noun

Chemistry
The equation of state of an ideal gas, PV = nRT, where P = pressure, V = volume, T = absolute temperature, R = the gas constant, and n = the number of moles of gas.
Example sentences
  • If the molecules are assumed to be point particles with zero volume, the ideal gas equation is derived from this model.
  • These laws are combined together to give the ideal gas equation.
  • To answer this question, I must start with the ideal gas equation.

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