milliequivalent


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Noun1.milliequivalent - one-thousandth of an equivalent
atomic mass, atomic weight, relative atomic mass - (chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units
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One of the major parameters that shows the quality of olive oil is the PV, defined as the measure of total peroxides in olive oil expressed as milliequivalent of [O.sub.2]/kg oil.
In order to classify the groundwater samples from the study area for irrigation uses Na % = ([Na.sup.+]) *100/([Ca.sup.2+] + [Mg.sup.2+] + [Na.sup.+] + [K.sup.+]) was estimated for each sample where, the quantities of all cations are expressed in milliequivalents per litre (epm).
(93) Finally, the doctors inject the prisoner with 240 milliequivalents of potassium chloride to stop the prisoner's heart.
A milliequivalent is used rather than the simple weight of adsorbed cations, because it cancels differences in the weight and charge of the cations on the sites.
The resulting value is 129 milliequivalent per liter (mEq/L).
KEY TO SYMBOLS dl = deciliter L = liter mEq = milliequivalent mg = milligrams mi = milliliter
Sample quality was assessed by determining "correctness." Correctness was evaluated based on the assumption that water is a neutral substance and therefore the cation milliequivalent sum should equal the anion milliequivalent sum.
Ionic equilibrium means the time when the total of conational cations and anions of water (expressed in terms of milliequivalent per liter), must be in the equilibrium status .
This could be attributed to the accumulation of active organic acids in soil and the cation exchange capacity of humic acid (200 to 500 milliequivalent per 100 grams at pH 7) which led to a reduction in pH values.
8000 = milliequivalent weight of oxygen x 1000 mL/L.
(b) MER: milliequivalent ratio of surfactant added for the reaction (mequiv/100 g of clay).
Milliequivalent Per Liter--A milliequivalent of an ion or a compound in one liter of solution.