Maxwell-Boltzmann law

noun
Maxwell-Boltz·​mann law

Definition of Maxwell-Boltzmann law 

: the principle involved in equipartition of energy

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History and Etymology for Maxwell-Boltzmann law

after J. C. Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist

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