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Avogadro's number

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noun Avo·ga·dro's number \ˌa-və-ˈgä-(ˌ)drōz-, ˌa-və-, -ˈga-\

Definition of Avogadro's number

  1. :  the number 6.022 × 1023 indicating the number of atoms or molecules in a mole of any substance —called also Avogadro number



Origin and Etymology of avogadro's number

Count Amedeo Avogadro


First Known Use: 1924


Medical Dictionary

Avogadro's number

noun Avo·ga·dro's number

Medical Definition of Avogadro's number

  1. :  the number 6.023 × 1023 indicating the number of atoms or molecules in a mole of any substance—compare avogadro's law



Variants of avogadro's number

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Avogadro number

\-ˌgäd-(ˌ)rō-, -ˌgad-\play

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