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gram-atom

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noun Chemistry.
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-/.

Origin of gram-atom

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for gram-atom

gram atom

gram-atomic weight


noun
an amount of an element equal to its atomic weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the moleSee mole 4
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