Boyle's law

noun

: a statement in physics: the volume of a gas at constant temperature varies inversely with the pressure exerted on it

Word History

Etymology

Robert Boyle

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Boyle's law was in 1839

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“Boyle's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boyle%27s%20law. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

Boyle's law

noun

: a statement in physics: the volume of a gas at constant temperature varies inversely with the pressure exerted on it
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