[gi-bos-i-tee] /gɪˈbɒs ɪ ti/
the state of being .
a protuberance or swelling.
noun (rare) (pl) -ties
the state of being gibbous
(biology) a bulge or protuberance
gibbosity gib·bos·i·ty (gĭ-bŏs’ĭ-tē)
[gibz] /gɪbz/ noun 1. James, 1682–1754, Scottish architect and author. 2. Josiah Willard, 1839–1903, U.S. physicist. 3. Oliver Wolcott [woo l-kuh t] /ˈwʊl kət/ (Show IPA), 1822–1908, U.S. chemist and educator. 4. Sir Philip, 1877–1962, English journalist and writer. /ɡɪbz/ noun 1. James. 1682–1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, London (1722–26), and the […]
noun 1. the thermodynamic function of a system that is equal to its enthalpy minus the product of its absolute temperture and entropy: a decrease in the function is equal to the maximum amount of work available exclusive of that due to pressure times volume change during a reversible, isothermal, isobaric process. /ɡɪbz/ noun 1. […]
- Gibbs phase rule
Gibbs phase rule See phase rule.
gibbus gib·bus (gĭb’əs) n. The hump of a deformed spine.