Meaning of CRITICAL TEMPERATURE in English

CRITICAL TEMPERATURE

noun

1.

a. : the temperature of a substance in its critical state : the highest temperature at which it is possible to separate substances into two fluid phases (vapor and liquid)

b. : the transition temperature of a solid from one allotropic form to another (as the Curie point of a metal)

2. : transformation temperature

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