from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The principle that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of pressure and temperature contain the same number of molecules.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a fundamental conception, according to which, under similar conditions of temperature and pressure, all gases and vapors contain in the same volume the same number of ultimate molecules; -- so named after Avogadro, an Italian scientist. Sometimes called Ampère's law.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See law.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the principle that equal volumes of all gases (given the same temperature and pressure) contain equal numbers of molecules
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