gram molecule

gram molecule

noun Chemistry.
that quantity of a substance whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the molecular weight of the substance.


Origin:
1890–95

gram-molecular [gram-muh-lek-yuh-ler] , gram-molar [gram-moh-ler] , adjective
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gram molecule or gram-molecular weight
 
n
See mole an amount of a compound equal to its molecular weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the mole
 
gram-molecular weight or gram-molecular weight
 
n
 
gram-mo'lecular or gram-molecular weight
 
adj
 
gram-molar or gram-molecular weight
 
adj

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gram molecule n.
See mole.

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