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relative atomic mass

n
(Chemistry) the ratio of the average mass per atom of the naturally occurring form of an element to one-twelfth the mass of an atom of carbon-12. Symbol: Ar Abbreviation: r.a.m. Former name: atomic weight

relative atomic mass

(atomic weight) The mass (quantity of matter) of atoms.
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Noun1.relative atomic mass - (chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass unitsrelative atomic mass - (chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
combining weight, eq, equivalent weight, equivalent - the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen
meq, milliequivalent - one-thousandth of an equivalent
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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In this article we show that the relative atomic masses can be reproduced by almost the same the bipolar model.
The relative atomic masses are now the second data set that can be described by the bipolar model of oscillations in a chain system.
3] are calculated from the recommended uncertainties in the IUPAC assigned relative atomic masses (11) of the elements (As, O, K, Br) combined in quadrature.

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