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[ gey-luh-sak; French gey-ly-sak ] / ˌgeɪ ləˈsæk; French geɪ lüˈsæk /


Jo·seph Lou·is [joh-zuh f loo-ee, -suh f; French zhaw-zef lwee] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈlu i, -səf; French ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/,1778–1850, French chemist and physicist.



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British Dictionary definitions for gay-lussac

Gay-Lussac / (ˈɡeɪˈluːsæk, French ɡɛlysak) /


Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1778–1850, French physicist and chemist: discovered the law named after him (1808), investigated the effects of terrestrial magnetism, isolated boron and cyanogen, and discovered methods of manufacturing sulphuric and oxalic acids
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Scientific definitions for gay-lussac

Gay-Lussac [ gā′lə-săk′ ] Joseph Louis 1778-1850

French chemist and physicist who in 1808 developed a law governing the ratio of volumes of gases participating in chemical reactions. In that same year, with Louis Jacques Thénard, he discovered the element boron.
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