perfect gas


Origin of perfect gas

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby perfect gas Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use perfect gas in a sentence

  • The woman had been set free--volatilized like Clerk Maxwell's perfect gas; almost brought to the point of explosion, like steam.

  • But steam is not a perfect gas, as is evidenced by the fact that its volume does not increase in a ratio inverse to its pressure.

  • For lack of material he could not give his men perfect gas protectors, while to our men we could and did.

    G. H. Q. | Frank Fox

British Dictionary definitions for perfect gas

perfect gas

  1. another name for ideal gas

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