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(Chemistry) chem the principle that the amount of a gas dissolved at equilibrium in a given quantity of a liquid is proportional to the pressure of the gas in contact with the liquid
[C19: named after William Henry (1774–1836), English chemist]
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|Noun||1.||Henry's law - (chemistry) law formulated by the English chemist William Henry; the amount of a gas that will be absorbed by water increases as the gas pressure increases|
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"