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azeotrope

 [a´ze-o-trōp″]
a mixture of two substances that has a constant boiling point and cannot be separated by fractional distillation. adj., adj azeotrop´ic.

a·ze·o·trope

(ā-zē'ō-trōp),
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, for example, 95% ethanol (actually 94.9% by volume, the rest being water).
[G. a- priv. + zeō, to boil, + tropos, a turning]

azeotrope

/azeo·trope/ (a´ze-o-trōp″) a mixture of two substances that has a constant boiling point and cannot be separated by fractional distillation.azeotrop´ic

azeotrope

A mixture of two or more liquids, which boils without change in proportion in either the liquid or vapour phase, meaning they cannot be separated by distillation.

a·ze·o·trope

(ā'zē-ō-trōp)
A mixture of two or more liquids that boils without change in proportion of the liquids, either in the liquid or the vapor phase.
A mixture of two or more liquids that boils without change in proportion of the liquids, either in the liquid or the vapor phase.
[G. a- priv. + zeō, to boil, + tropos, a turning]

azeotrope

a mixture of two substances that has a constant boiling point and cannot be separated by fractional distillation.
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