the state of a pure element or compound when it is at a critical point.
the state of a substance in which two of its phases have the same temperature, pressure, and volume Also called critical point
The state of matter of a substance at its critical point.
noun 1. disciplined thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence: The questions are intended to develop your critical thinking. noun the mental process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion
- Critical theory
noun a theoretical approach developed by the “Frankfurt School” of social thinkers, which stresses that all knowledge is historical and biased and thus claims to “objective” knowledge are illusory
noun, Physics. 1. the volume occupied by a certain mass, usually one gram molecule of a liquid or gaseous substance at its critical point. noun 1. the volume occupied by one mole or unit mass of a substance in its critical state
noun, Statistics. 1. the value of the random variable at the boundary between the acceptance region and the rejection region in the testing of a hypothesis.