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charles's law in Medicine

Charles's law

(chärlzĭz)
n.
  1. 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 in Science

Charles's law

[chärlzĭz]
  1. 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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