molality

[ moh-lal-i-tee ]
/ moʊˈlæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural mo·lal·i·ties. Chemistry.

the number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.

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Origin of molality

First recorded in 1920–25; molal + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for molality

molality
/ (mɒˈlælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

(not in technical usage) a measure of concentration equal to the number of moles of solute in a thousand grams of solvent
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Medical definitions for molality

molality
[ mō-lălĭ-tē ]

n.

The molal concentration of a solute, usually expressed as the number of moles of solute per 1,000 grams of solvent.
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