Definition of periodic law in English:
A law stating that the elements, when listed in order of their atomic numbers (originally, atomic weights), fall into recurring groups, so that elements with similar properties occur at regular intervals.
- His discovery of the periodic law in the late 1860s was a remarkable accomplishment.
- This site provides details about him and his major achievement, with the discovery of periodic law and the table.
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