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