Compton rule

Compton rule

[′käm·tən ‚rül]
(physical chemistry)
An empirical law stating that the heat of fusion of an element times its atomic weight divided by its melting point in degrees Kelvin equals approximately 2.
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In this trusting place, where people don't lock doors and women leave purses in cars, the introduction of Compton Rules criminality promises significant changes to the way we live.
There are other reports of sexual assaults, pistol whippings, and armed robberies perpetrated by recruits playing by Compton Rules.
That's how the Compton Rules crowd came to our town and found fresh meat.