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  1. virial(Noun)

    Half of the product of the stress of attraction or repulsion with the distance between two particles.

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  1. Virial(noun)

    a certain function relating to a system of forces and their points of application, -- first used by Clausius in the investigation of problems in molecular physics

  2. Origin: [L. vis, viris, force.]


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