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Gay-Lussac

[gey-luh-sak; French gey-ly-sak] /ˌgeɪ ləˈsæk; French geɪ lüˈsæk/
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1.
Joseph Louis
[joh-zuh f loo-ee,, -suh f;; French zhaw-zef lwee] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈlu i,, -səf;; French ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/ (Show IPA),
1778–1850, French chemist and physicist.
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Gay-Lussac

/ˈɡeɪˈluːsæk; French ɡɛlysak/
noun
1.
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')   
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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