Definition of periodic law in English:

periodic law

Line breaks: peri|od¦ic law

noun

Chemistry
A law stating that the elements, when listed in order of their atomic numbers, fall into recurring groups, so that elements with similar properties occur at regular intervals.
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  • His discovery of the periodic law in the late 1860s was a remarkable accomplishment.
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