Definition of

Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures

  1. (noun, cognition) (chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume alone at the same temperature

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Synonyms of Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures

dalton's law, law of partial pressures

Alternate forms of Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures

Hypernyms: law, law of nature

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