gas laws


pl n

the physical laws obeyed by gases, esp Boyle's law and Charles' lawSee also gas equation

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Scientific definitions for gas laws

gas laws

A series of laws in physics that predict the behavior of an ideal gas by describing the relations between the temperature, volume, and pressure. The laws include Boyle's law, Charles' law, and the pressure law, and are combined in the ideal gas law.
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