gas law


: any of several statements of physics and chemistry relating to the behavior of gases: such as
: boyle's law
: charles' law
: 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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“Gas law.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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