Law of Charles

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Law of Charles (Physics) the law that the volume of a given mass of gas increases or decreases, by a definite fraction of its value for a given rise or fall of temperature; -- sometimes less correctly styled Gay Lussac's law, or Dalton's law.
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Usage

In literature:

Charles Evremonde, called Darnay, in right of such proscription, absolutely Dead in Law.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
The party reached St. Charles in the afternoon, but the harpies of the law looked in vain for their expected prey.
"Astoria Or, Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains" by Washington Irving
Charles was at first greatly enraged, but afterwards accepted Baldwin as his son-in-law, and made him lord of the district.
"Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Another breach between Charles of Navarre and his father-in-law again opened to the English the way to Normandy.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
He studied law with Charles Sumner, in the office of Judge Story, a legal star of the first magnitude.
"The Battle of Principles" by Newell Dwight Hillis
His sons and sons-in-law enjoyed several posts conferred on them in the kingdom of Naples by the favor of Charles II.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3)" by Shearjashub Spooner
Prince Charles of Lorraine was brother-in-law of Maria Theresa, and commanded her army against Frederick the Great.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
This other peaceful party entrenched on the knoll were honest, law-abiding men of Charles Town who would harm no one.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
He was nephew of Charles I. and son-in-law of James II.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Charles fought for his father-in-law until after the battle of Leipzig in 1813, when he joined the Allies.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Charles Fried, a professor at Harvard Law School, has long been one of the most important conservative thinkers in the United States.
With less than 24-hours prior notice, the Duchess of Cambridge successfully carried out her first official solo engagement Wednesday by standing in for her father-in-law, Prince Charles, at a charity dinner in London.
Charles R Wolfe is an attorney in Seattle, where he focuses on land use and environmental law and permitting, including the use of innovative land use regulatory tools and sustainable development techniques.
The law firm of Phoenix File & Pagidipati PLLC announces that Charles PT Phoenix, Esq.
Guy-Uriel Charles is a professor of law at Duke University and the founding director of the Duke Center on Law, Race and Politics.
Charles Fried is a professor of law at Harvard University.
Bumble, one of the characters in Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist," commented that, "If the law supposes that … the law is a ass — a idiot.
Chief Deputy Charles Sullins through his more than 40 plus years of law enforcement.
Federal Judge Thlelton Henderson will be the keynote speaker at a free symposium for African American students who may be considering a career in the practice of law, co-sponsored by the Charles Houston Bar Association and Berkeley Law.
What Prince Charles thinks of daughter-in-law's pregancy.
Prince Charles gave his take on what he thinks of his daughter-in-law, the Dutchess of Cambridge's, pregancy on Thursday.
The resolution, by Rep Charles Key of Oklahoma City and Sen Randy Brogdon of Owasso, does not carry the force of law.
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In science:

Since Charles-Augustin de Coulomb in 1785 introduced the law of force for rest electrically charged particles till 1905 when Albert Einstein introduced the theory of special relativity, first electrostatics and later electromagnetism never stoped to evolve.
Rigid motions and generalized Newtonian gravitation. Lost in Translation
Charles Hellaby and Tevian Dray, Failure of Standard Conservation Laws at a Classical Change of Signature, Phys.
Gravity and Signature Change
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