Avogadro's law


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A·vo·ga·dro's law

 (ä′və-gä′drōz, ä′vō-)
n.
The principle stating that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of pressure and temperature contain the same number of molecules or atoms.

[After Amedeo Avogadro.]

Avogadro's law

or

Avogadro's hypothesis

n
(Chemistry) the principle that equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules at the same temperature and pressure

A′voga′dro's law′


n.
the principle that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules.
[1870–75; after A. Avogadro]
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Noun1.Avogadro's law - the principle that equal volumes of all gases (given the same temperature and pressure) contain equal numbers of molecules
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
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