compressed gas

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Noun1.compressed gas - gas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellantcompressed gas - gas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant
propellant, propellent - any substance that propels
compressed air - air at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere; "compressed air is often used to power machines"
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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Objective: Compressed fluid systems handled in high pressure processes feature diffusivities smaller than the kinematic viscosity.
Brian Korgel and Keith Johnston, professors in the Department of Chemical Engineering, have produced silicon "nanowires" using tiny particles of gold suspended under pressure in a compressed fluid at a high temperature.

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