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Avogadro's law

noun, Chemistry
1.
the principle that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules. Thus, the molar volume of all ideal gases at 0° C and a pressure of 1 atm. is 22.4 liters.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; named after A. Avogadro
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Avogadro's law

noun
1.
the principle that equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules at the same temperature and pressure
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Avogadro's law n.
The principle that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of pressure and temperature contain the same number of molecules.

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Avogadro's law
  (ä'və-gä'drōz)   
The principle that equal volumes of all gases under identical conditions of pressure and temperature contain the same number of molecules. Avogadro's law is true only for ideal gases (gases in which there is no interaction between the individual molecules).
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