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The weight in grams of an element that combines with or replaces 1 gram of hydrogen, the atomic or molecular weight in grams of an atom or group of atoms involved in a chemical reaction divided by the number of electrons donated, taken up, or shared by the atom or group of atoms in the course of that reaction, the weight of a substance contained in 1 litre of 1 normal solution; a variant of.

Synonyms: combining weight, equivalent weight.

(05 Mar 2000)

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