Meaning of Dalton's law in English:

Dalton's law

noun

Chemistry
  • A law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases in a fixed volume is equal to the sum of the pressures that would be exerted by each gas alone in the same volume.

    ‘This is covered by Dalton's law of partial pressure.’
    • ‘This is summarized in Dalton's law of partial pressures.’
    • ‘There are several other laws pertaining to gases including Dalton's law of partial pressures.’
    • ‘At depth, the partial pressures of gasses in the breathing mixture increase in proportion to the ambient pressure, according to Dalton's law.’
    • ‘This is calculated from Dalton's law, which states that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the pressures exerted by the individual gases occupying the same volume alone.’