Dalton-Henry law


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Dal·ton-Hen·ry law

(dahl'tŏn hen'rē),
in dissolving a mixture of gases, a liquid will absorb as much of each gas in the mixture as if that were the only gas dissolved.
[John Dalton, Joseph Henry]

Dalton,

John, English chemist, mathematician, and natural philosopher, 1766-1844.
Dalton law - each gas in a mixture of gases exerts a pressure proportionate to the percentage of the gas and independent of the presence of the other gases present. Synonym(s): law of partial pressures
Dalton-Henry law - in dissolving a mixture of gases, a liquid will absorb as much of each gas in the mixture as if that were the only gas dissolved.

Henry,

Joseph, U.S. physicist, 1797-1878.
Dalton-Henry law - see under Dalton