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noun, Physics.
noun, Physics.
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
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.


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