gram molecule

noun Chemistry.

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

Nearby words

  1. gralloch,
  2. gram,
  3. gram atom,
  4. gram calorie,
  5. gram equivalent,
  6. gram's method,
  7. gram's solution,
  8. gram-atom,
  9. gram-atomic weight,
  10. gram-calorie

Origin of gram molecule

First recorded in 1890–95

Related formsgram-mo·lec·u·lar [gram-muh-lek-yuh-ler] /ˌgræm məˈlɛk yə lər/, gram-mo·lar [gram-moh-ler] /ˌgræmˈmoʊ lər/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gram molecule

gram molecule

gram-molecular weight


an amount of a compound equal to its molecular weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the moleSee mole 4
Derived Formsgram-molecular or gram-molar (ˌɡræmˈməʊlə), adjective

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Medicine definitions for gram molecule

gram molecule



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