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vapor pressure

Syllabification: va·por pres·sure

Definition of vapor pressure in English:

noun

Chemistry
The pressure of a vapor in contact with its liquid or solid form.
Example sentences
  • At the temperature where the vapor pressure of the liquid is equal to the atmospheric pressure, the liquid is said to be at its normal boiling point.
  • For a given external pressure, there is a temperature at which the vapor pressure of the liquid is equal to the external pressure.
  • This is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of the liquid is the same as that of the atmosphere.

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