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atomic volume

noun, Chemistry
the atomic weight of an element divided by its density.
Abbreviation: at. vol. Unabridged
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  • He described a body of work that employed high pressure to alter the atomic volume in actinides.
  • The trend in binding energies can be rationalized in terms of the spatial dependence of excess atomic volume for each interface.
British Dictionary definitions for atomic volume

atomic volume

the atomic weight (relative atomic mass) of an element divided by its density
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