[ ah-vuh-gah-droh; Italian ah-vaw-gah-draw ]
/ ˌɑ vəˈgɑ droʊ; Italian ˌɑ vɔˈgɑ drɔ /
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Count A·ma·de·o [ah-mah-de-aw], /ˌɑ mɑˈdɛ ɔ/, 1776–1856, Italian physicist and chemist.
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How to use Avogadro in a sentence
Of the laws and hypotheses concerning gases, the one that is perhaps of most importance to chemistry is Avogadro's hypothesis.
In 1843 Charles Gerhardt proposed to use the law of Avogadro as a basis for the determination of atomic weights.
It is to the molecule, considered as the unit of physical structure, that Avogadro's law applies.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
According to Avogadro the water vapor contains twice as many atoms of hydrogen as of oxygen.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
This is a scientific victory which dwarfs the work of Helmholtz, Avogadro, or Mendelejeff.The Crack of Doom|Robert Cromie
British Dictionary definitions for Avogadro
/ (ˌævəˈɡɑːdrəʊ, Italian avoˈɡaːdro) /
Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo), Conte di Quaregna. 1776–1856, Italian physicist, noted for his work on gases
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Scientific definitions for Avogadro
[ ä′və-gä′drō ]
Italian chemist and physicist who formulated the hypothesis known as Avogadro's law in 1811.
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