Derived from the surname Sir Frederick Abel, English chemist.
Abel test (plural Abel tests)
- (chemistry, usually capitalized) A test to determine the flash point of a volatile oil.
- (chemistry, usually capitalized) A test for the stability of smokeless powder and similar explosives.
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