Definition of Gay-lussac's law
1. Noun. (physics) the density of an ideal gas at constant pressure varies inversely with the temperature.
Generic synonyms: Law, Law Of Nature
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Medical Definition of Gay-lussac's law
1. All gases expand equally on heating, namely, 1/273.16 of their volume at 0°C for every degree Celsius. Synonym: Gay-Lussac's law. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Gay-lussac's law
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1. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1921)
"Gay-Lussac-s Law for Dilute Solutions.—While the proportionality between concentration and osmotic pressure is self-evident so long as the temperature ..."
2. Introduction to Physical Chemistry by James Walker (1907)
"Gay-Lussac-s Law. — The volume of a given mass of any gas varies directly as the absolute temperature of the gas if the pressure upon it remains constant. ..."
3. Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Harry Clary Jones (1903)
"Gay-Lussac,s Law for Osmotic Pressure. — According to the law of Gay-Lussac the pressure of a gas increases with the temperature, at the rate of ^-fj for ..."