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gram equivalent

The amount of a substance whose weight in grams is numerically equal to its equivalent weight.

gram equivalent


gram-equivalent weight

(Chemistry) an amount of a substance equal to its equivalent weight expressed in grams

equiv′alent weight′

the combining power, esp. in grams (gram equivalent), of an element or compound, equivalent to hydrogen as a standard of 1.00797 or oxygen as a standard of 8; the atomic weight divided by the valence.
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Due to the higher plutonium-239 fissile gram equivalent allowances and increased shielding capabilities with this cask, weve been able to increase our shipping output eightfold, Fluor Idaho Waste Generator Services Manager Mary Waters said.