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.]
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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
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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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