azeotrope

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈziːəˌtrəʊp/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə zēə trōp′, āzē-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•ze•o•trope  (ə zēə trōp′, āzē-),USA pronunciation n. [Physical Chem.]
  1. Chemistryany liquid mixture having constant minimum and maximum boiling points and distilling off without decomposition and in a fixed ratio, as isopropyl alcohol and water.
a•ze•o•trop•ic  (ə zēə trōp′, āzē-),USA pronunciation adj.  a•ze•ot•ro•py  (ə zēə trōp′, āzē-),USA pronunciation  a′ze•otro•pism, n. 
  • 1910–15; a-6 + Greek (ein) to boil + -o- + -trope

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
azeotrope /əˈziːəˌtrəʊp/ n
  1. a mixture of liquids that boils at a constant temperature, at a given pressure, without change of composition
Etymology: 20th Century: from a-1 + zeo-, from Greek zein to boil + -trope

azeotropic /ˌeɪzɪəˈtrɒpɪk/ adj
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