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gay-lussac, joseph louis

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Gay-Lussac
  (gā'lə-sāk')   
French chemist and physicist who in 1808 developed a law governing the ratio of volumes of gases participating in chemical reactions. In that same year, with Louis Jacques Thénard, he discovered the element boron.
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