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fugacity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fugacity  \Fu*gac"i*ty\,  a.  [L  fugacitas:  cf  F.  fugacit['e].] 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  fugacious;  fugaclousness;  volatility; 
  as  fugacity  of  spirits.  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  Uncertainty;  instability.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fugacity 
  n  1:  (chemistry)  the  tendency  of  a  gas  to  expand  or  escape 
  2:  the  lack  of  enduring  qualities  (used  chiefly  of  plant  parts) 
  [syn:  {fugaciousness}] 




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