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Azeotrope

azeotrope |āˈzēəˌtrōp|
noun Chemistry
a mixture of two liquids that has a constant boiling point and composition throughout distillation.

DERIVATIVES
azeotropic |ˌāzēəˈträpik, -ˈtrōpik|adjective
ORIGIN early 20th cent.: from a-1‘without’ + Greek zein ‘to boil’ + tropos ‘turning.’



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