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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Boyle’s Law.
 
“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.)   1
 


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