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Mariotte's law

[ mar-ee-ots, mar-ee-ots ]
/ ˌmær iˈɒts, ˈmær iˌɒts /
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noun Thermodynamics.

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Origin of Mariotte's law

1895–1900; named after Edme Mariotte (died 1684), French physicist

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