Definition of Supercritical in English :

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Supercritical meaning in English

Meaning of Supercritical in English

Pronunciation of Supercritical in English

Supercritical pronunciation in English

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1. supercritical

(especially of fissionable material) able to sustain a chain reaction in such a manner that the rate of reaction increases

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see synonyms of supercritical
1. physics
(of a fluid) brought to a temperature and pressure higher than its critical temperature and pressure, so that its physical and chemical properties change
2. nuclear physics
of or containing more than the critical mass

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see synonyms of supercritical
1.  Chemistry
designating or of a fluid at a temperature greater than its critical temperature
2.  Nuclear Physics
designating or of a highly unstable mass of fissionable material in which the total number of free neutrons and the rate of fission increase with time

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