molecular weight definition

  • noun:
    • The sum of the atomic weights of all the atoms in a molecule. Also called formula fat.
    • the sum the atomic loads of any atom in a molecule
    • (biochemistry) the sum the relative atomic masses associated with the constituent atoms of a molecule
  • adjective:
    • the weight of a molecule of every fuel or vapor as compared because of the hydrogen atom having weight of just one as a typical; the sum the atomic loads of constituents of a molecule. To get more accurate dimensions, the weight of carbon isotope carbon-12 is employed whilst the standard, that isotope having the worth of 12.000. Inside systen, today made use of almost universally, the hydrogen atom features a weight of 1.0079.

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