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Henry's law

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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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Noun1.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"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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WHERE: Rotary Arts Pavilion, intersection of Washington Street and Henry Law Avenue, Dover
After graduating from law school, Nathan Chaney returned to Arkansas and started practicing law at the Mark Henry Law Firm in Fayetteville, where he handled intellectual property cases.
Asked about the exchange's view on the bill, Henry Law, head of corporate communications at HKEx, said, "It's not for us, it's a matter for the government.