Definition of Amedeo Avogadro

1. Noun. Italian physicist noted for his work on gases; proposed what has come to be called Avogadro's law (1776-1856).

Exact synonyms: Avogadro
Generic synonyms: Physicist



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Literary usage of Amedeo Avogadro

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1. Geschichte der Physik von Aristoteles bis auf die neueste Ziet by Ágost Heller (1884)
"... wodurch jedoch das Wesen der Theorie durchaus nicht berührt wird**). Graf Amedeo Avogadro di Quaregna, geboren den 9. Juni 1776 zu Turin, ..."

2. History of Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1910)
"... was made in 1813 by Amedeo Avogadro by the assumption that a given volume of all gases—simple or compound—contains the same number of integral molecules ..."

3. The Atomic Theory by Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1881)
"... proportions and the law which regulates the combinations of gaseous volumes, was accurately formulated in 1813 by the Italian chemist Amedeo Avogadro. ..."

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