j louis gay-lussac

Gay-Lussac

[gey-luh-sak; French gey-ly-sak]
noun
Joseph Louis [joh-zuhf loo-ee, -suhf; French zhaw-zef lwee] , 1778–1850, French chemist and physicist.
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Gay-Lussac (ˈɡeɪˈluːsæk, French ɡɛlysak)
 
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Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1778--1850, French physicist and chemist: discovered the law named after him (1808), investigated the effects of terrestrial magnetism, isolated boron and cyanogen, and discovered methods of manufacturing sulphuric and oxalic acids

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Gay-Lussac   (gā'lə-sāk')  Pronunciation Key 
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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