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Related to Gay-Lussac's law: Ideal gas law, Gas laws, Graham's law, Dalton's law, Avogadro's law, Charles Law, Dalton's law of partial pressure
1. (Chemistry) the principle that gases react together in volumes (measured at the same temperature and pressure) that bear a simple ratio to each other and to the gaseous products
2. (General Physics) another name for Charles' law
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|Noun||1.||Gay-Lussac's law - (physics) the density of an ideal gas at constant pressure varies inversely with the temperature|
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
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