Associations to the word «Gibbs»


GIBBS, proper noun. An English patronymic surname from Gibb (Gilbert).
GIBBS FREE ENERGY, noun. (physics) (chemistry) (thermodynamics) The difference between the enthalpy of a system and the product of its entropy and absolute temperature: a measure of the useful work obtainable from a thermodynamic system at constant temperature and pressure.

Dictionary definition

GIBBS, noun. United States chemist (1839-1903).

Wise words

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