kinetic theory of gases
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|Noun||1.||kinetic theory of gases - (physics) a theory that gases consist of small particles in random motion|
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
kinetic theory of heat - a theory that the temperature of a body increases when kinetic energy increases