phase diagram


noun Chemistry.

a graph, usually using temperature, pressure, and composition as coordinates, indicating the regions of stability of the various phases of a system.

Nearby words

  1. pharynx,
  2. phascogale,
  3. phase,
  4. phase angle,
  5. phase contrast microscope,
  6. phase i block,
  7. phase ii block,
  8. phase in,
  9. phase inverter,
  10. phase microscope

Origin of phase diagram

First recorded in 1910–15

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