gram atom


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gram atom

or

gram-atomic weight

n
(Units) an amount of an element equal to its atomic weight expressed in grams: now replaced by the mole. See mole4

gram′ at`om


n.
the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element. Also called gram′-atom′ic weight′.
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Noun1.gram atom - the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
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Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept 2 (ANI): Pakistani Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, infamous for being a motormouth, has claimed that his country possessed "125-250 gram atom bombs" that may hit a targeted area in India.
"Pakistan has small 125-250 gram atom bombs (tactical nuclear weapons) which may hit (and destroy) a targeted area in India," Sheikh Rasheed said.
The prime minister remarks come hours after Pakistani Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, who predicted a full-blown war between India and Pakistan may likely occur in the month of "October or the next month", said that that his country has "125-250 gram atom bombs".