A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
Characterized by freedom of personal behavior or a disregard of traditional social mores.
implies strict conformity to the law, especially in trade, commerce, or personal relations the licit sale of drugs
implies legality of a claim to a title or right a legitimate heir or accordance with what is sanctioned or accepted as lawful, reasonable, etc. a legitimate argument
refers to that which is permitted, recognized, or established by civil, religious, or moral law and may suggest conformity to the principle rather than, or in addition to, the letter of the law a lawful marriage, the lawful owner
implies literal connection or conformity with statute or common law or its administration legal rights
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