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vapor pressure vs. boiling point

  1. the pressure exerted by the molecules of a vapor, especially that part of the total pressure exerted by vapor in a mixture of gases, as by water vapor in air.
  1. the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the pressure of the atmosphere on the liquid, equal to 212°F (100°C) for water at sea level. Abbreviation: b.p.
  2. the point beyond which one becomes angry, outraged, or agitated.
  3. the point at which matters reach a crisis.

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