- the number of molecules in one cubic centimeter of an ideal gas at standard temperature and pressure, equal to 2.687 × 1019.
Compare Avogadro's number.
Origin of Loschmidt's number
after Joseph Loschmidt (1821–95), Austrian chemist, who calculated it
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