[gey-luh-sak; French gey-ly-sak] /ˌgeɪ ləˈsæk; French geɪ lüˈsæk/
[joh-zuh f loo-ee,, -suh f;; French zhaw-zef lwee] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈlu i,, -səf;; French ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/ (Show IPA), 1778–1850, French chemist and physicist.
/ˈɡeɪˈluːsæk; French ɡɛlysak/
Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1778–1850, French physicist and chemist: discovered the law named after him (1808), investigated the effects of terrestrial magnetism, isolated boron and cyanogen, and discovered methods of manufacturing sulphuric and oxalic acids
French chemist and physicist who in 1808 developed a law governing the ratio of volumes of gases participating in chemical reactions. In that same year, with Louis Jacques Thénard, he discovered the element boron.
[gey-luh-sahyt] /ˈgeɪ ləˌsaɪt/ noun 1. a rare mineral, hydrated carbonate of sodium and calcium.
[gey-lee] /ˈgeɪ li/ adverb 1. . [gey-lee] /ˈgeɪ li/ adverb 1. with merriment; merrily; joyfully; cheerfully. 2. with showiness; showily. /ˈɡeɪlɪ/ adverb 1. in a lively manner; cheerfully 2. with bright colours; showily adj. also gayly, late 14c., from Middle English gai (see gay) + -ly (2). “The spelling gaily is the more common, and […]
[gey-nis] /ˈgeɪ nɪs/ noun 1. homosexuality. 2. Older Use. the state or quality of being bright or showy: the gayness of the décor. 3. Older Use. the state or quality of being merry or lively: her gayness of spirit. /ɡeɪ/ adjective 1. 2. noun 3. a homosexual /ɡeɪ/ noun 1. John. 1685–1732, English poet and […]
plural noun 1. the 1890s in the United States, a period regarded nostalgically as a decade of prosperous comfort and associated with gaslights, early bicycles and cars, and the Gibson girl.