or gram atom
- the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element.
Compare Avogadro's number.
Origin of gram-atom
First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called gram-atomic mass, gram-a·tom·ic weight [gram-uh-tom-ik, -tom-] /ˈgræm əˈtɒm ɪk, -ˌtɒm-/.
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- an amount of an element equal to its atomic weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the moleSee mole 4