formula weight

noun Chemistry.

(of a molecule) molecular weight.
(of an ionic compound that does not form molecules) the sum of the atomic weights of the atoms of the formula unit.

Nearby words

  1. formosa strait,
  2. formosus,
  3. formula,
  4. formula one,
  5. formula unit,
  6. formulae,
  7. formulaic,
  8. formular,
  9. formularize,
  10. formulary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for formula weight

formula weight


molecular weight

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.