a constant, 8.314 joules per degree Kelvin, equal to the product of the pressure and the volume of one gram molecule of an ideal gas divided by the absolute temperature. Symbol: R.
the constant in the gas equation. It is equal to 8.31472 joules per kelvin per mole R Also called universal gas constant
another name for gas constant
A constant, equal to 8.314 joules per mole degree Kelvin or 1.985 calories per mole degree Celsius, that is the constant of proportionality (R) in the universal gas law.
[gas-kuh-nee] /ˈgæs kə ni/ noun 1. a former province in SW France. /ˈɡæskənɪ/ noun 1. a former province of SW France French name Gascogne (ɡaskɔɲ)
- Gas-cooled reactor
noun 1. a nuclear reactor using a gas as the coolant. In the Mark I type the coolant is carbon dioxide, the moderator is graphite, and the fuel is uranium cased in magnox See also advanced gas-cooled reactor
[gas-koin-ses-uh l] /ˈgæs kɔɪnˈsɛs əl/ noun 1. Robert Arthur Talbot [tawl-buh t] /ˈtɔl bət/ (Show IPA), 3rd Marquis of Salisbury, (def 1).
- Gas-discharge tube
noun 1. (electronics) any tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas