Boyle's law(redirected from Boyle-Mariotte's law)
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The physical law stating that at a constant temperature the volume of a confined ideal gas varies inversely with its pressure.
[After Robert Boyle.]
(General Physics) the principle that the pressure of a gas varies inversely with its volume at constant temperature
[C18: named after Robert Boyle]
the principle that, for relatively low pressures, the pressure of an ideal gas kept at constant temperature varies inversely with the volume of the gas.
[after R. Boyle]
The principle that the volume of a given mass of gas will increase as its pressure decreases, and will decrease as its pressure increases, as long as its temperature remains constant. Compare Charles's law.
The principle that at a constant temperature the volume of a given mass of gas is inversely proportional to its pressure.