Carnot's law

noun Car·not's law \(ˈ)kär¦nōz-\

Definition of Carnot's law

  1. :  a statement in physics: the specific heat of a gas at constant pressure minus the specific heat at constant volume multiplied by the mechanical equivalent of heat equals the gas constant for the gas in question

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Origin and Etymology of carnot's law

after N.L.S. Carnot †1832, French physicist

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