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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The physical law stating that at a constant temperature the volume of a confined ideal gas varies inversely with its pressure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See under law.

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  • noun physics, singular only The observation that the pressure of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its volume at constant temperature.

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  • noun the pressure of an ideal gas at constant temperature varies inversely with the volume

Etymologies

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

[After Robert Boyle.]

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From Robert Boyle Irish natural philosopher

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