# Definitions and Synonyms of *gas constant* | Another word for *gas constant* | What is *gas constant? *

*Definition 1: (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole - [noun denoting quantity]*

*Synonyms for gas constant in the sense of this definition*

*(**gas constant* is a kind of ...) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

*gas constant*is a kind of ...) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

*"the velocity of light is a constant"**(gas constant* belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

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