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supercritical

[¦sü·pər′krid·ə·kəl]
(nucleonics)
Having an effective multiplication constant greater than 1, so that the rate of reaction rises rapidly in a nuclear reactor.
(thermodynamics)
Property of a gas which is above its critical pressure and temperature.
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Although our experiments showed that the densities of supercritically dried MR-FA aerogels can be decreased by raising W/MR ratio above 45 (Fig.
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Xenon, ethane and carbon dioxide can be used supercritically to extract product selectively.