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gram equivalent

noun, Chemistry
1.
See under equivalent weight.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900

equivalent weight

noun, Chemistry
1.
the combining power, especially in grams (gram equivalent) of an element or compound, equivalent to hydrogen as a standard of 1.00797 or oxygen as a standard of 8; the atomic weight divided by the valence.
Origin
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for gram-equivalent

equivalent weight

noun
1.
the weight of an element or compound that will combine with or displace 8 grams of oxygen or 1.007 97 grams of hydrogen Also called gram equivalent

gram equivalent

noun
1.
an amount of a substance equal to its equivalent weight expressed in grams
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gram-equivalent in Medicine

gram equivalent n.

  1. The weight of a substance, usually in grams, that combines or reacts with a standard weight of a reference element or compound.

  2. The atomic or molecular weight in grams of an atom or group of atoms involved in a reaction divided by the valence.

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