Definitions

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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See law.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[After Jacques Alexandre César Charles, (1746–1823), French physicist and inventor.]

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from Jacques Charles French scientist

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