Dictionary

equivalent weight

noun

Definition of EQUIVALENT WEIGHT

:  the mass of a substance especially in grams that combines with or is chemically equivalent to eight grams of oxygen or one gram of hydrogen :  the atomic or molecular weight divided by the valence

First Known Use of EQUIVALENT WEIGHT

circa 1855

equivalent weight

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EQUIVALENT WEIGHT

:  equivalent 1

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: equivalvePrevious Word in the Dictionary: equivalent focal lengthAll Words Near: equivalent weight
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears