- the pressure of a pure element or compound at a critical point.
Compare critical constant.
Origin of critical pressure
First recorded in 1875–80
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- the pressure of a gas or the saturated vapour pressure of a substance in its critical state
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- The pressure of a substance at its critical point.
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