Joule'-Thom'son effect"

Pronunciation: ( jOOl'tom'sun, joul'-), [key] Thermodynam.
the change of temperature that a gas exhibits during a throttling process, shown by passing the gas through a small aperture or porous plug into a region of low pressure. Cf. free expansion.

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