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Avogadro law

Pronunciation: ah-vo-gahd'ro

Definition: equal volumes of gases contain equal numbers of molecules, the conditions of pressure and temperature being the same.

Synonym(s): Ampère postulate, Avogadro hypothesis, Avogadro postulate

[Amadeo Avogadro]

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