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Avogadro's law

Definition:

the principle that equal volumes of all gases (given the same temperature and pressure) contain equal numbers of molecules

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

After Amedeo Avogadro
(Source: Encarta Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Avogadro's law | Avogadro's hypothesis | Avogadro's principle

an experimental gas law relating volume of a gas to the amount of substance of gas present. A modern statement of Avogadro's law is: For a given mass of an ideal gas, the volume and amount of the gas are directly proportional if the temperature and ... (46 of 551 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Avogadro's law

Collins Dictionary:

Avogadro's law | Avogadro's hypothesis

the principle that equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules at the same temperature and pressure (20 of 255 words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/avogadro-s-law

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Avogadro's law [chemistry]

a statement that under the same conditions of temperature and pressure, equal volumes of different gases contain an equal number of molecules. This ... (23 of 196 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/45902​/Avogadros-law

Oxford Dictionary:

Avogadro's law [chemistry] | Avogadro's hypothesis

a law stating that equal volumes of gases at the same temperature and pressure contain equal numbers of molecules (19 of 44 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Avogadro's-law

Avogadro's law

Syllabification: (A·vo·ga·dro's law) [chemistry] | a law stating that equal volumes of gases at the same temperature and pressure contain equal ... (20 of 43 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Avogadro's-law

Random House Dictionary:

Avogadro's law [chemistry]

the principle that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules. Thus, the molar volume of all ... (26 of 43 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/avogadros-law

American Heritage Dictionary:

Avogadro's law

The principle that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of pressure and temperature contain the same number of molecules. (21 of 26 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

Avogadro's law

the principle, formulated by Avogadro, that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of temperature and pressure contain equal numbers of ... (22 of 25 words)

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Merriam-Webster:

law [entry 1, noun] | Law [sense-specific] | at law | Ellenborough [law] | 1st Baron Ellenborough [law] | leges [plural, law] | lex [plural, law] | Pentateuch [synonym, sense-specific] | also [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a binding custom or practice of a community; a rule of conduct or action ... | "law" or "Law": the revelation of the will of God set forth in the Old ... (30 of 571 words, 7 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/law

Macmillan British Dictionary:

law | laws [plural] | the law | be a law unto yourself | take the law into your own hands

[countable] an official rule that people must obey ; [singular, ... | [uncountable] the profession that includes lawyers and judges ; [only before ... (22 of 433 words, 7 definitions, 20 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/law

Cambridge Dictionary:

law [entry 1] | the law | go to law

a rule, usually made by a government, that is used to order the way in which a society behaves, or the whole system of such rules | "the law": ... (28 of 175 words, 4 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/law 1

law [entry 2]

a general rule which states what always happens when the same conditions exist (13 of 54 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/law 2

Columbia Encyclopedia:

law

rules of conduct of any organized society, however simple or small, that are enforced by threat of punishment if they are violated. Modern law has a ... (26 of 36 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0829083​.html

Wiktionary:

law of nature | law of natures [plural]

a physical law (a scientific generalization based upon empirical observation) | a natural law (any of a number of doctrines in moral, political and legal theory) (25 of 26 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/law of nature

Encarta Dictionary:

Avogadro's law

a principle in physics stating that equal volumes of different gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules (23 of 41 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861694049​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Encarta Dictionary:

Avogadro's law

First use: Late 19th century

Origin: After Amedeo Avogadro

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861694049​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Avogadro's law

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Avogadro's law" by speech synthesizer

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YourDictionary Audio:

Avogadro's law

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Avogadro's law" by speech synthesizer

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