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gram equivalent

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

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gram-equivalent weight

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


n.
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.
[1925–30]
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