[ in-koh-ur-suh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn koʊˈɜr sə bəl /
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incapable of being coerced or compelled.
Physics. (of a gas) incapable of being reduced to a liquid form by pressure.
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Incoercible, in-ko-ėrs′i-bl, adj. that cannot be liquefied by pressure, said of certain gases.
British Dictionary definitions for incoercible
/ (ˌɪnkəʊˈɜːsəbəl) /
unable to be coerced or compelled
(of a gas) not capable of being liquefied by pressure alone
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