Definition of Gay-Lussac

1. Noun. French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850).

Exact synonyms: Joseph Louis Gay-lussac
Generic synonyms: Chemist, Physicist



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Literary usage of Gay-Lussac

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Gay-Lussac, it is said, having heard of Davy's making experiments with it, went off to Courtois, got a specimen, and proceeded to examine it. ..."

2. Famous Chemists: The Men and Their Work by William Augustus Tilden (1921)
"Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac was born on September 6, 1778, at St. Leonard, a small town in ... Gay-Lussac had happily attracted notice alike by his talents and ..."

3. The Library of Original Sources: Ideas that Have Influenced Civilization, in edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"... Gay-Lussac JOSEPH LEWIS Gay-Lussac was born at St. Leonard, France, Dec. 6, 1778. He was educated at home until 1794 and entered the Ecole Polytechnique ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1851)
"Biot and Gay-Lussac having spontaneously offered themselves for the service ... Biot and Gay- Lussac ascended from the Conservatoire des Arts on the 24th of ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1899)
"Memoirs by Gay-Lussac, Joule, and Joule and Thomson. Translated and edited by JS Ames. New York and London : Harper & Brothers. 1898. Pp., 106. ..."

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