Dalton's law of partial pressures


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Dalton's law of partial pressures

[dôl′tənz]
Etymology: John Dalton
(in physics) a law stating that the total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is equal to the sum of the pressures that could be exerted by the gases if they were present alone in the container in the same quantity at the same temperature. See also Avogadro's law, Boyle's law, Gay-Lussac's law.
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