Definition of Law of volumes
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
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Literary usage of Law of volumes
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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1877)
"(14) Law of Volumes.—When bodies are capable of assuming the form of gas or vapour, a very simple relation exists between the volumes of any two gases which ..."
2. An Introduction to the Study of Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1902)
"3 volumes hydrogen and combine to form 2 volumes ammonia. Gay Lussac's Law of Volumes.—A careful study of the volumes of combining gases has ..."
3. The Atomic Theory by Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1881)
"The law of volumes was entirely sacrificed. The equivalents of hydrogen, nitrogen, chlorine, &c., corresponded to two volumes, whilst that of oxygen only ..."
4. The Atomic Theory by Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1880)
"The new system of atomic weights is founded upon the law of volumes, and is in harmony with the ... Law of Volumes ..."