Bernoulli's law


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Related to Bernoulli's law: Pascal's law, Hooke's law, Bernoulli's theorem, Poiseuille's law

Ber·noul·li's law

 (bər-no͞o′lēz)
[After Jakob Bernoulli.]
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Noun1.Bernoulli's law - (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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That's not to say moral precepts don't often include conventions that are partly subjective--matters of fashion and culture, like dress codes or the rule about driving on the left side in England; but at their core is bedrock that stands on its own--abstract rules emerging from the interaction of individuals, much as Bernoulli's laws emerge from the interaction of molecules in a fluid or a gas--and are therefore quite as objective.