Definitions for vapour density

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vapor density, vapour density(noun)

    the density of a gas relative to the density of hydrogen


  1. vapour density(Noun)

    The ratio of the density of a gas to the density of hydrogen at the same temperature and pressure.


  1. Vapour density

    Vapour density is the density of a vapour in relation to that of hydrogen. It may be defined as mass of a certain volume of a substance divided by mass of same volume of hydrogen. vapour density = mass of n molecules of gas / mass of n molecules of hydrogen Therefore: vapour density = molar mass of gas / molar mass of H2 vapour density = molar mass of gas / 2.016 vapour density = ~½ × molar mass


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