boltzmann's-constant

Boltzmann constant

noun Physics.
the ratio of the universal gas constant to Avogadro's number, equal to 1.3803 × 10 −16 erg per degree C. Symbol: k
Also, Boltzmann's constant.


Origin:
1905–10; after L. Boltzmann

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Boltzmann constant
 
n
physics k the ratio of the gas constant to the Avogadro constant, equal to 1.380 650 × 10--23 joule per kelvin

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