fugacity

/ (fjuːˈɡæsɪtɪ) /

noun

Also called: escaping tendency thermodynamics a property of a gas, related to its partial pressure, that expresses its tendency to escape or expand, given by d(log e f) = dμ/ RT, where μ is the chemical potential, R the gas constant, and T the thermodynamic temperatureSymbol: f
the state or quality of being fugacious

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fugacity
[ fyōō-găsĭ-tē ]

n.

A measure of the tendency of a substance, often a fluid, to move from one phase to another or from one site to another.
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