Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Boiling Point

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1466

Temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is just slightly greater than the total pressure of the surroundings. The liquid as a consequence is rapidly converted from the liquid state into a vapor.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA