fugacity(redirected from escaping tendency)
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1. Passing away quickly; evanescent.
2. Botany Withering or dropping off early.
[From Latin fugāx, fugāc-, from fugere, to flee.]
fu·gac′i·ty (-găs′ĭ-tē) n.
1. (General Physics) thermodynamics Also called: escaping tendency a property of a gas, related to its partial pressure, that expresses its tendency to escape or expand, given by d(logef) = dμ/RT, where μ is the chemical potential, R the gas constant, and T the thermodynamic temperature. Symbol: f
2. (Botany) the state or quality of being fugacious
the condition of being fugacious or transitory; evanescence. — fugacious, adj.See also: Decaying
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|Noun||1.||fugacity - the tendency of a gas to expand or escape|
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
|2.||fugacity - the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)|