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noun

an amount of a substance equal to its equivalent weight expressed in grams

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gram equivalent

n.

The weight of a substance, usually in grams, that combines or reacts with a standard weight of a reference element or compound.
The atomic or molecular weight in grams of an atom or group of atoms involved in a reaction divided by the valence.
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