gas-constant

gas constant

noun Physics.
Dictionary.com Unabridged

universal gas constant

noun Physics.
a constant, 8.314 joules per degree Kelvin, equal to the product of the pressure and the volume of one gram molecule of an ideal gas divided by the absolute temperature. Symbol: R
Also called gas constant.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To gas-constant
Collins
World English Dictionary
gas constant
 
n
R, Also called: universal gas constant the constant in the gas equation. It is equal to 8.31472 joules per kelvin per mole

universal gas constant
 
n
another name for gas constant

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
gas constant  
A constant, equal to 8.314 joules per mole degree Kelvin or 1.985 calories per mole degree Celsius, that is the constant of proportionality (R) in the universal gas law.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature