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- Avogadro, Amedeo 1776-1856. Italian chemist and physicist who advanced the hypothesis that has come to be called Avogadro's law. From this hypothesis other physicists were able to calculate Avogadro's number.
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- proper n. Amedeo Avogadro, Italian physicist
- proper n. A lunar crater named in his honour
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- n. Italian physicist noted for his work on gases; proposed what has come to be called Avogadro's law (1776-1856)
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