translational energy


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translational energy

[tran¦slā·shən·əl ′en·ər·jē]
(physical chemistry)
The kinetic energy of gaseous or liquid molecules that is associated with their motion within their particular chemical systems.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pressure is traditionally envisioned as being solely due to change in translational energy i.e.

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