critical density


noun Physics.

the density of a pure element or compound at a critical point.

Nearby words

  1. critical apparatus,
  2. critical care unit,
  3. critical constant,
  4. critical constants,
  5. critical damping,
  6. critical mass,
  7. critical organ,
  8. critical path analysis,
  9. critical period,
  10. critical point


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British Dictionary definitions for critical density

critical density

noun

the density of matter that would be required to halt the expansion of the universe
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