Definition of critical pressure in English:

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critical pressure

noun

Chemistry
The pressure of a gas or vapour in its critical state.
Example sentences
  • Increases of surface pressure were recorded for different initial lipid surface pressures to determine the critical pressure of insertion of the peptide into lipids.
  • The flow-limited segment of the pressure-flow relationship is used to define the critical pressure as the nasal pressure at which airflow ceases.
  • Pharyngeal critical pressure is the pressure below which occlusion and cessation of airflow occurs.

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