gram equivalent

noun

: the quantity of an element, group, or compound that has a mass in grams equal to the equivalent weight

Examples of gram equivalent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Was wondering what the gram equivalent is for the sugar and water for this recipe? Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 13 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gram equivalent was circa 1897

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“Gram equivalent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gram%20equivalent. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

gram equivalent

noun
: the quantity of a chemical element, group, or compound that has a mass in grams equal to the equivalent weight
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