Avogadro



Count Amadeo
[ah-mah-de-aw] /ˌɑ mɑˈdɛ ɔ/ (Show IPA), 1776–1856, Italian physicist and chemist.
Historical Examples

The mental surroundings of the chemists of that age did not allow them fully to appreciate the work of Avogadro.
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

In 1843 Charles Gerhardt proposed to use the law of Avogadro as a basis for the determination of atomic weights.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, April 1900 Various

Like the atomic theory itself, Avogadro’s law is an outcome of physical work and of physical reasoning.
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

In 1811 Avogadro distinguished between the ultimate particles of compounds and elements.
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

According to Avogadro the water vapor contains twice as many atoms of hydrogen as of oxygen.
An Introduction to the History of Science Walter Libby

We make use of Avogadro’s law and of the definition of “atom” which has been deduced from it (see p. 142).
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

This number, by the way, is known to science as “Avogadro’s Constant.”
Marvels of Scientific Invention Thomas W. Corbin

This deduction from Avogadro’s law is now a part and parcel of our general chemical knowledge.
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

Avogadro’s hypothesis gave the chemist a definition of “molecule;” it also gave him a definition of “atom.”
Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir

It is to the molecule, considered as the unit of physical structure, that Avogadro’s law applies.
A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5) Henry Smith Williams

noun
Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo), Conte di Quaregna. 1776–1856, Italian physicist, noted for his work on gases
Avogadro
(ä’və-gä’drō)
Italian chemist and physicist who formulated the hypothesis known as Avogadro’s law in 1811.

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