Definition of inversion temperature in English:

inversion temperature

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noun

Physics
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.
More example sentences
  • Some acanthite formed below the inversion temperature of about 173 [degrees] C and so was never argentite.

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