Definition of gas law
: any of several statements of physics and chemistry relating to the behavior of gases: such as a : boyle's law b : charles' law c : a statement that the product of the pressure and volume of one mole of a gas equals the product of the gas constant by the absolute temperature (as expressed by the equation pv=RT) —called also ideal-gas law — compare van der waals's equation
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