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inversion temperature Line breaks: in|ver¦sion tem¦pera|ture

Definition of inversion temperature in English:


The temperature at which the Joule-Thomson effect for a given gas changes sign, so that the gas is neither heated nor cooled when allowed to expand without expending energy.
Example sentences
  • Some acanthite formed below the inversion temperature of about 173 [degrees] C and so was never argentite.
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