svedberg

noun
sved·berg | \ˈsved-ˌbərg, ˈsfed-, -ˌber-ē\

Definition of svedberg 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a unit of time amounting to 1013 second that is used to measure the sedimentation velocity of a colloidal solution (as of a protein) in an ultracentrifuge and to determine molecular weight by substitution in an equation

called also svedberg unit

Svedberg

biographical name
Sved·berg | \ˈsved-ˌbərg, Swedish -ˌber-ē\

Definition of Svedberg (Entry 2 of 2)

The or Theodor 1884–1971 Swedish chemist

First Known Use of svedberg

Noun

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for svedberg

Noun

The Svedberg

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svedberg

noun
sved·berg | \ˈsfed-ˌbərg, -ˌber-ē \

Medical Definition of svedberg 

: a unit of time amounting to 10−13 second that is used to measure the sedimentation velocity of a colloidal solution (as of a protein) in an ultracentrifuge and to determine molecular weight by substitution in an equation

called also svedberg unit

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