azeotrope [ə′zē′ə trōp΄]
[< A-2 + Gr zein, to boil (see YEAST) + -TROPE]
a liquid mixture that maintains a constant boiling point and that produces a vapor of the same composition as the mixture
azeotropic [āz΄ē ō träp′ik]

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  • Azeotrope — Azéotrope Diagramme de phase d un azéotropisme positif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Azeotrope — Vapor liquid equilibrium of 2 propanol/water showing azeotropic behavior An azeotrope (  / …   Wikipedia

  • Azeotrope — Ein Azeotrop (auch azeotropes Gemisch; griechisch: a – Verneinung , zeo – siedend , tropos – Drehung, Wendung, Richtung ) ist ein Stoffgemisch, das man nicht durch gewöhnliche Destillation trennen kann, weil die Zusammensetzung der Flüssigkeit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • azeotrope — noun Etymology: 2a + zeo (from Greek zein to boil) + trope something changed, from Greek tropos turn more at yeast, trope Date: 1938 a liquid mixture that is characterized by a constant minimum or maximum boiling point which is lower or higher… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • azeotrope — azeotropic /ay zee euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. azeotropy /ay zee o treuh pee/, azeotropism, n. /euh zee euh trohp , ay zee /, n. Physical Chem. any liquid mixture having constant minimum and maximum boiling points and distilling off without… …   Universalium

  • azeotrope — noun A mixture of two or more substances whose liquid and gaseous forms have the same composition (at a certain pressure); the substances cannot be separated by normal distillation. See Also: azeotropic …   Wiktionary

  • azeotrope — A mixture of two or more liquids that boils without a change in proportion of the substances either in the liquid or the vapor phase; e.g., 95% ethanol (actually 94.9% by volume, the rest being water). [G. a priv. + zeo, to boil, + tropos, a… …   Medical dictionary

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