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nonideal

[non-ahy-dee-uh l, -deel] /ˌnɒn aɪˈdi əl, -ˈdil/
adjective, Physics.
1.
(of a gas or solution) differing in behavior from that of an ideal gas or solution.
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  • So, let's have the ideal government solve the problems of nonideal cognition.
  • Nearly one-third of emergency department visits involve nonideal care events.
  • We modeled the fugacity of each component in each phase using either an ideal or nonideal approach.

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