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critical volume

noun, Physics.
1.
the volume occupied by a certain mass, usually one gram molecule of a liquid or gaseous substance at its critical point.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for critical volume
  • Percolation theory is used to develop the concept of a critical volume fraction of calcium hydroxide plus capillary pore space.
British Dictionary definitions for critical volume

critical volume

noun
1.
the volume occupied by one mole or unit mass of a substance in its critical state
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