gram molecule

  1. that quantity of a substance whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the molecular weight of the substance.

Origin of gram molecule

First recorded in 1890–95

Other words from gram molecule

  • gram-mo·lec·u·lar [gram-muh-lek-yuh-ler], /ˌgræm məˈlɛk yə lər/, gram-mo·lar [gram-moh-ler], /ˌgræmˈmoʊ lər/, adjective

Words Nearby gram molecule Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for gram molecule

gram molecule

  1. an amount of a compound equal to its molecular weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the mole: See mole 4

Derived forms of gram molecule

  • gram-molecular or gram-molar (ˌɡræmˈməʊlə), adjective

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