gas constant

noun Physics. 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
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gas constant
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
another name for gas constant

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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.
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