Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The physical law that the volume of a fixed mass of gas held at a constant pressure varies directly with the absolute temperature.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the law that the density of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its temperature at constant pressure

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See law.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (physics) the density of an ideal gas at constant pressure varies inversely with the temperature

Etymologies

After Jacques Alexandre C├ęsar Charles.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
from Jacques Charles French scientist (Wiktionary)

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