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# Boyle temperature

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PHYS temperatura de Boyle f

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• Boyle temperature — In thermodynamics, the Boyle temperature is defined as the temperature for which the second virial coefficient, B {2}(T) vanishes, i.e. B {2}(T)=0. Since higher order virial coefficients are generally much smaller than the second coefficient, the …   Wikipedia

• Boyle's law — bȯi(ə)lz n a statement in physics: the volume of a gas at constant temperature varies inversely with the pressure exerted on it Boyle Robert (1627 1691) British physicist. Considered one of the fathers of modern chemistry, Boyle is known especia …   Medical dictionary

• BOYLE (R.) — BOYLE ROBERT (1627 1691) Né à Lismore (Irlande) et mort à Londres, le plus jeune des quatorze enfants de Richard Boyle, comte de Cork. Après des études à Eton, Robert Boyle reçoit à Genève une éducation très libérale et y étudie les mathématiques …   Encyclopédie Universelle

• Boyle'slaw — Boyle s law (boilz) n. The principle that at a constant temperature the volume of a confined ideal gas varies inversely with its pressure.   [After Boyle, Robert.] * * * …   Universalium

• Boyle's law — Boyle s′ law′ n. thr the principle that, for relatively low pressures, the pressure of an ideal gas kept at constant temperature varies inversely with the volume of the gas • Etymology: after R. Boyle …   From formal English to slang

• Boyle's law — n. [after BOYLE Robert] the statement that for a body of ideal gas at constant temperature the volume is inversely proportional to the pressure …   English World dictionary

• temperature — 1530s, fact of being tempered, also character or nature of a substance, from L. temperatura a tempering, moderation, from temperatus, pp. of temperare to moderate (see TEMPER (Cf. temper)). Sense of degree of heat or cold first recorded 1670… …   Etymology dictionary

• Boyle's law — An animation showing the relationship between pressure and volume when amount and temperature are held constant. Boyle s law (sometimes referred to as the Boyle Mariotte law) is one of many gas laws and a special case of the ideal gas law. Boyle… …   Wikipedia

• Boyle's law — n. the law that the pressure of a given mass of gas is inversely proportional to its volume at a constant temperature. Etymology: Robert Boyle, Irish scientist d. 1691 * * * noun the pressure of an ideal gas at constant temperature varies… …   Useful english dictionary

• Boyle's law — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Boyle's law — Thermodynam. the principle that, for relatively low pressures, the pressure of an ideal gas kept at constant temperature varies inversely with the volume of the gas. Also called Mariotte s law. Cf. Gay Lussac s law. [named after R. BOYLE] * * * ▪ …   Universalium