gram molecule

gram molecule
noun
the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
Syn: ↑mole, ↑mol
Derivationally related forms: ↑molal (for: ↑mole), ↑molar (for: ↑mole)
Hypernyms: ↑metric weight unit, ↑weight unit

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noun or gram-molecular weight
: the mass of one mole of a compound equal in grams to the molecular weight — compare avogadro number, mole

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gram-molecular /gram'meuh lek"yeuh leuhr/, gram-molar /gram'moh"leuhr/, adj.
Chem.
that quantity of a substance whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the molecular weight of the substance. Cf. Avogadro's number.
[1890-95]

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gram molecule,
Chemistry. the mass of an element or compound in grams that equals numerically the element's or compound's molecular weight; mol; mole: »

A gram molecule of oxygen gas is 32 grams.


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