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molal

[ moh-luhl ]
/ ˈmoʊ ləl /
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adjective Chemistry.
noting or pertaining to a solution containing one mole of solute per kilogram of solvent.
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Origin of molal

First recorded in 1905–10; mole4 + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for molal

molal
/ (ˈməʊləl) /

adjective
chem of or consisting of a solution containing one mole of solute per thousand grams of solvent

Word Origin for molal

C20: from mole ³ + -al 1
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Medical definitions for molal

molal
[ mōləl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or being a solution that contains one mole of solute in 1,000 grams of solvent.
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