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[moh-luh l]
adjective Chemistry.
  1. 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


  1. chem of or consisting of a solution containing one mole of solute per thousand grams of solvent
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Word Origin for molal

C20: from mole ³ + -al 1
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molal in Medicine


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