Avogadro Amedeo

A·vo·ga·dro

 (ä′və-gä′drō, ä′vō-), Amedeo 1776-1856.
Italian chemist and physicist who advanced the hypothesis that has come to be called Avogadro's law (1811). From this hypothesis other physicists were able to calculate Avogadro's number.
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A·vo·ga·dro

(ä′və-gä′drō), Amedeo 1776-1856.
Italian chemist and physicist who formulated the hypothesis known as Avogadro's law, which states that equal volumes of gases, under equal conditions of temperature and pressure, contain equal numbers of molecules.
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