molar absorption coefficient


A spectrophotometric unit indicating the light a substance absorbs with respect to length, usually centimeters, and concentration, usually moles per liter.

Nearby words

  1. mol. wt.,
  2. mola,
  3. molal,
  4. molality,
  5. molar,
  6. molar heat capacity,
  7. molar volume,
  8. molarity,
  9. molars,
  10. molasse

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