critical temperaturecritical temperature
that temperature above which a given gas cannot be liquefied, regardless of the pressure applied
- The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, regardless of the pressure applied.
- The temperature at which a material becomes a superconductor.
- The temperature at which a property of a material, such as its magnetism, changes.
(plural critical temperatures)
- (physics) The temperature at the critical point of a substance