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Dalton's law

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dalton's law (chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume alone at the same temperature
    • n Dalton's law (chemistry) law stating that when two elements can combine to form more than one compound the amounts of one of them that combines with a fixed amount of the other will exhibit a simple multiple relation
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Usage

In literature:

Not only D'Auteuil, but Law, was deceived by Dalton's march.
"With Clive in India" by G. A. Henty
This is a better and a shorter way of expressing both Boyle's law and Dalton's law.
"The Mechanism of Life" by St├ęphane Leduc
Dalton's law of proportions, 28.
"A Century of Science and Other Essays" by John Fiske
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