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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.
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The line-up for this gig features Mick Avory (the original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964-84), John Dalton (bass/vocals, Kinks 60s and 70s), Ian Gibbons (keyboards/vocals, Kinks 80s and 90s and still with Ray Davies) with Dave Clarke (guitar/vocals, formerly of the Beach Boys, Noel Redding and Tim Rose).
BORN ON THIS DAY 1766: John Dalton. English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter.
John Dalton and Kevin Cox, who own Dalco Construction and live in Bishops Itchington, near Leamington Spa, have been running the Long Itchington Diner for more than two years.
Gloria Mike, Catering Manager for John Dalton Refectory at Manchester Metropolitan University said, "We are serving fish three to four times a week, and it's certainly very popular.
Striker Rooney, 21, who now plays for Manchester United and England, would be questioned under caution in connection with an incident in John Dalton Street on Sunday, October 15.
The work of investigators like John Dalton and Conor Caffrey on schistosome digestion of host proteins, for example, gets bare mention.
Ayr's off-park turmoil continued before kick-off with director John Dalton following chairman David Capperauld and manager Mark Shanks by quitting.
Director John Dalton yesterday followed chairman David Capperauld and manager Mark Shanks who both quit last week.
Source: Department of Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD, United Kingdom.
Custom bar and built-in cabinets by John Dalton Design Workshop
Architecturally, the campus is largely made up of post-Second World War buildings, put up in the 1960s and '70s; and it is severed from science and engineering departments, on the John Dalton site to the north, by the rush and noise of the elevated Mancunian Way.
It concerns John Dalton, resident for the past twenty-one months at the federal detention center in Dublin, California, a few miles east of the Lawrence Livermore Labs.