Meaning of van der Waals' equation
van' der Waals'" equa'tion
Pronunciation: (van' dur wälz", wôlz" Du. vän" dur väls'), [key]
— Thermodynamics. Thermodynamics.
- an equation of state relating the pressure, volume, and absolute temperature of a gas, taking into account the finite size of the molecules and the attractive force between them.