Definition of in vacuo in English:

in vacuo

Syllabification: in va·cu·o
Pronunciation: /in ˈvakyəˌwō


  • 1In a vacuum: the hydrochloric acid was removed by evaporation in vacuo
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    • The present invention relates to a furnace for heat treatment in vacuo, with cooling by a gas stream.
    • The distribution of temperature along a thin rod or wire electrically heated in vacuo has been studied both theoretically and experimentally by several authors.
    • The mixture is concentrated in vacuo and the residue is purified by flash chromatography if necessary.
  • 1.1Away from or without the normal context or environment: instead of dealing with individual aspects of lifestyle in vacuo, social factors are taken into account
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    • You still need to make the calculation in vacuo to be able to compare the results with the experimental value.



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