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noun, Physics, Chemistry. (in a collection of moving particles)
the average distance that a particle travels between successive collisions with other particles.
the average distance travelled by a particle, atom, etc, between collisions

The average distance that an object (usually an atom or molecule) can move before colliding with something.


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