Critical Point

Science / Chemistry / Critical Point: State at which two phases of a substance first become indistinguishable. For example, at pressures higher than 217.6 atm andtemperatures above 374°C, the meniscus between steam and liquid water will vanish; the two phases become indistinguishable and are referred to as a supercritical fluid.

Other Words for Critical

Critical Adjective Synonyms: carping, fault-finding, censorious, disparaging, depreciatory or depreciative, depreciating, deprecatory or deprecative, deprecating, judgemental
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Other Words for Point

Point Noun Synonyms: spot, place, stage, position, site, station, location, locale
Point Adjective Synonyms: dot, mark, speck, (full) stop, period, decimal point
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Critical Molar Volume (Vc)

Science / Chemistry / Critical Molar Volume (Vc): The molar volume at the critical point. MORE

Critical Temperature (Tc)

Science / Chemistry / Critical Temperature (Tc): The temperature at the critical point. A gas above the critical temperature will never condense into a liquid, no matter how much pressure is applied. Most substances have a critical temperature that MORE

Point Source Lamp

Entertainment / Photography / Point Source Lamp: Arc type lamp producing light from a small gap between two carbon rods. MORE

Point Of Sale (POS)

Business / Accounting / Point Of Sale (POS): The place where a sale of goods takes place, eg. a shop counter. MORE

Point Source Epidemic

Health / Disease / Point Source Epidemic: A point source epidemic occurs when a group of people is exposed to a single common source of infection at a single place and time. There is no significant transmission between individuals. cf. contin MORE

Point Source

Business / Real Estate / Point Source: A stationary location or fixed facility such as an industry or municipality that discharges pollutants into the air or surface water through pipes, ditches, lagoons, wells, or stacks - a single identi MORE

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