gas constant


noun

the constant in the gas equation. It is equal to 8.31472 joules per kelvin per moleSymbol: R Also called: universal gas constant

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Scientific definitions for gas constant

gas constant

A constant, equal to 8.314 joules per mole degree Kelvin or 1.985 calories per mole degree Celsius, that is the constant of proportionality (R) in the universal gas law.
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