Boyle-s-law meaning

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The physical law stating that at a constant temperature the volume of a confined ideal gas varies inversely with its pressure.
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The statement that for a body of ideal gas at constant temperature the volume is inversely proportional to the pressure.
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The principle that the volume of a given mass of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its pressure, as long as temperature remains constant. Boyle's law is a subcase of the ideal gas law .
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(physics, singular only) The observation that the pressure of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its volume at constant temperature.
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Origin of boyle-s-law

  • After Robert Boyle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Robert Boyle Irish natural philosopher

    From Wiktionary