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Boyle’s Law

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“The volume of a gas is inversely as the pressure.” If we double the pressure on a gas, its volume is reduced to one-half; if we quadruple the pressure, it will be reduced to onefourth; and so on; so called from the Hon. Robert Boyle. (1627–1691.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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