atomic weight definition

  • noun:
    • The average size of an atom of a component, often expressed relative to the size of carbon 12, which will be assigned 12 atomic mass products.
    • previous term the more certain general atomic size.
    • a phrase accustomed express the mean relative atomic mass of a component in nature, as distinct through the general atomic size of an individual isotope.
    • See under Atomic, and cf. Element.
    • (biochemistry) the size of an atom of a chemical element indicated in atomic mass products
    • The average size of an atom of a feature, typically expressed in accordance with the mass of carbon 12, that is assigned 12 atomic size units.
    • previous term for the much more particular relative atomic mass.
    • a phrase familiar with represent the mean general atomic mass of a feature in general, as distinct from general atomic size of one isotope.
    • See under Atomic, and cf. Element.
    • (chemistry) the size of an atom of a chemical factor expressed in atomic size units
  • adjective:
    • the extra weight associated with atom of an element in comparison with all the weight of the atom of hydrogen, taken as a typical.
    • the weight for the atom of a component when compared using body weight of atom of hydrogen, taken as a standard.

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