Definition of Law of nature

1. Noun. A generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature. "The laws of thermodynamics"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Law Of Nature

law of effect
law of equal areas
law of equivalent proportions
law of excitation
law of excluded middle
law of gravitation
law of initial value
law of intestine
law of isochronism
law of large numbers
law of motion
law of multiple proportions
law of nations
law of nature (current term)
law of parsimony
law of partial pressures
law of polar excitation
law of priority
law of proximity
law of recapitulation
law of reciprocal proportions
law of referred pain
law of refraction
law of regression to mean
law of segregation
law of similarity
law of similars
law of sines

Literary usage of Law of nature

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1. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"... and successors of Grotius was, that the disputes arising among these independent communities must be determined by what they call the Law of Nature. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"A law of nature is obeyed, as we say, because there is no room for disobedience. In the case of laws in the proper sense, the law is one thing and the ..."

3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"190. no civil law can possibly be against the law of nature, ii. 190-91 :—no act commanded by the civil law can be theft, ..."

4. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"The Law of Nature therefore is a part of the Civill Law in all Common-wealths of the world. Reciprocally also, the Civill Law is a part of the Dictates of ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1908)
"just as individuals were before the organization of communities. Thus, states were bound by a law of nature. As to what the law of nature was, recourse was ..."

6. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1895)
"... we never know whether we are considering ethical theory or The theory of a legal rule. If the Law of Nature be meant for Law of Nature . ... , , ..."

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