Definition of Dalton's law in English:

Dalton's law

proper noun

Chemistry
  • 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.

    • ‘There are several other laws pertaining to gases including 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.’
    • ‘This is summarized in 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.’

Pronunciation:

Dalton's law

/ˈdôltnz ˌlô/