fugacity

  1. the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
  2. the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)

Fugacity

Broadly speaking, this word is applied to the tendency for a substance to move from one environmental compartment to another. Originally the term was applied to the tendency of a gas to expand or escape and related to its pressure in the system being studied.

Fugacity

(1) The tendency for a substance to transfer from one environmental medium to another (2) Analogous to chemical potential as it pertains to the tendency of a chemical to escape from a phase e.g. from water.

fugacity

[n] - the tendency of a gas to expand or escape 2. [n] - the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)
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fugacity

Fugacity (f) is a thermodynamic function used in place of partial pressure in reactions involving real gases and mixtures. For a component of a mixture, it is defined by dµ = RT(lnf) where µ is the chemical potential. The fugacity of a gas is equal to the pressure if the gas is ideal. The fugacity of a liquid or solid is the fugacity of the ...
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Fugacity

Fu·gac'i·ty adjective [ L fugacitas : confer French fugacité .] 1. The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits. Boyle. 2. Uncertainty; instability. Johnson.
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fugacity

The tendency of the molecules in a fluid, as a result of all forces acting on them, to leave a given site in the body; the escaping tendency of a fluid, as in diffusion, evaporation, etc. ... Origin: L. Fuga, flight ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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fugacity

fugaciousness noun the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)
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Fugacity

• (a.) The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits. • (a.) Uncertainty; instability.
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fugacity

a measure of the tendency of a component of a liquid mixture to escape, or vaporize, from the mixture. The composition of the vapour form of the ... [1 related articles]
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fugacity

(f) Type: Term Pronunciation: fū-gas′i-tē Definitions: 1. The tendency of the molecules in a fluid, as a result of all forces acting on them, to leave a given site in the body; the escaping tendency of a fluid, as in diffusion, evaporation, etc.
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