Avogadro's hypothesis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Avogadro's hypothesis the principle that equal volumes of all gases (given the same temperature and pressure) contain equal numbers of molecules
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Usage

In literature:

Avogadro's hypothesis gave the chemist a definition of "molecule;" it also gave him a definition of "atom.
"Heroes of Science" by M. M. Pattison Muir
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