One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases in a fixed volume is equal to the sum of the pressures that would be exerted by each gas alone in the same volume.
- ‘This is summarized in Dalton's law of partial pressures.’
- ‘At depth, the partial pressures of gasses in the breathing mixture increase in proportion to the ambient pressure, according to Dalton's law.’
- ‘This is covered by Dalton's law of partial pressure.’
- ‘There are several other laws pertaining to gases including Dalton's law of partial pressures.’
- ‘This is calculated from Dalton's law, which states that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the pressures exerted by the individual gases occupying the same volume alone.’
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