Boyle's law

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Definition of Boyle's law

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

First Known Use of Boyle's law

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Boyle's law

Robert Boyle

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“Boyle's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boyle%27s%20law. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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Boyle's law

noun
\ ˌbȯi(ə)lz- How to pronounce Boyle's law (audio) \

Medical Definition of Boyle's law

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

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