# gas constant

gas constant
a universal constant, R, that appears in the ideal gas law, (PV = nRT), derived from two fundamental constants, the Boltzman constant and Avogadros number, (R = Nk)

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• gas constant — (R) the proportionality constant in the ideal gas law (q.v.); 8.3144 joules per mole kelvin …   Medical dictionary

• gas constant — noun Chemistry the constant of proportionality in the gas equation, equal to 8.314 joule kelvin 1 mole 1 …   English new terms dictionary

• molar gas constant — ▪ chemistry and physics       (symbol R), fundamental physical constant arising in the formulation of the general gas law. For an ideal gas (perfect gas) (approximated by most real gases that are not highly compressed or not near the point of… …   Universalium

• universal gas constant — noun (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole • Syn: ↑gas constant, ↑R • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary