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See also: atomic-weight
- (physics) Former term for the more specific relative atomic mass.
1922, Leicester F. Hamilton, Calculations of Analytical Chemistry, page 38:
- The equivalent weight of an element or compound is that weight equivalent in reactive power to one atomic weight of hydrogen.
- (physics) A term used to represent the mean relative atomic mass of an element in nature, as distinct from the relative atomic mass of a single isotope.
former terms for relative atomic mass
term used to represent the mean atomic mass of an element in nature
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