gram-atomic weight

gram-atom

noun Chemistry.
the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element.
Also, gram atom.
Also called gram-atomic mass, gram-atomic weight [gram-uh-tom-ik, -tom-] .


Origin:
1895–1900

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gram atom or gram-atomic weight
 
n
See mole an amount of an element equal to its atomic weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the mole
 
gram-atomic weight or gram-atomic weight
 
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