Meaning of Maxwell–Boltzmann in English:

Maxwell–Boltzmann

noun

Physics
  • Attributive Designating certain concepts in the kinetic theory of gases. (In some cases an alternative to Maxwell or Boltzmann alone.).

Pronunciation

Maxwell–Boltzmann

/ˈmakswɛl ˈbɒltsmən/ /ˈmaksw(ə)l ˈbɒltsmən/

Origin

Early 20th century. From the names of J. C. Maxwell and L. Boltzmann, both of whom worked on the kinetic theory of gases in the 1870s.