A gas whose temperature is below its critical temperature, so that it can be condensed to the liquid or solid state by increase of pressure alone.

See also: Enthalpy of Vaporization, Gas, Heat of Vaporization, Latent Heat of Evaporation, Saturated Vapour, Superheated Vapour, Toxic Vapours, Vapour Barrier, Vapour Lock, Vapour Pressure, Vapourization.

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Subjects: Chemistry Physics