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critical pressure

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noun Physics.
  1. the pressure of a pure element or compound at a critical point.
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Origin of critical pressure

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for critical pressure

critical pressure

noun
  1. the pressure of a gas or the saturated vapour pressure of a substance in its critical state
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critical pressure in Science

critical pressure

  1. The pressure of a substance at its critical point.
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