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charles's law

charles's law in Medicine

Charles's law (chärl'zĭz)
The physical law that the volume of a fixed mass of gas that is held at a constant pressure will vary directly with the absolute temperature.

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Charles's law
The principle that the volume of a given mass of an ideal gas is proportional to its temperature as long as its pressure remains constant. Charles's law is a subcase of the ideal gas law. Compare Boyle's law.
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