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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts); The tendency of a gas to expand or escape.

Usage examples (28)
  • Its extreme fugacity, however, militates against its employment by artists.
  • The fugacity is practically equal to the partial pressure, pCO2 (within ~1%).
  • There is no need for this cant cry of fugacity, which casts such a blight on modern art.
  • Will they not rather spread over the picture the Upas-tree of fugacity, and kill it as they die themselves! for more
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