Avogadro number


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A·vo·gad·ro num·ber (Λ, NA),

(ah-vō-gahd'rō),
the number of molecules in 1 gram-molecular weight (1 mol) of any compound; defined as the number of atoms in 0.0120 kg of pure carbon-12; equivalent to 6.0221367 × 1023.
Synonym(s): Avogadro constant
[Amadeo Avogadro]

A·vo·gad·ro num·ber

(NA, λ) (ah-vō-gahd'rō nŭm'bĕr)
The number of molecules in 1 gram-molecular weight (1 mol) of any compound; defined as the number of atoms in 0.0120 kg of pure carbon 12; equivalent to 6.0221367 × 1023.
Synonym(s): Avogadro constant.
[Amadeo Avogadro]

Avogadro number

The number of molecules, 6.0221367×1023, in one gram molecular weight of a compound.

Avogadro,

Amadeo, Italian physicist, 1776-1856.
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Avogadro hypothesis - Synonym(s): Avogadro law
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Avogadro number - the number of molecules in one gram-molecular weight (1 mol) of any compound. Synonym(s): Avogadro constant
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