Critical Point

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Point along a phase boundary on a phase diagram where the liquid and gas states cease to be distinct. For example, the critical point of water is 647 K (374 °C or 705 °F) and 22.064 MPa (218 atm). These two parameters are called “critical temperature” and “critical pressure”.


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