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Avogadro's constant

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Pronunciation: /ˌavəˈɡɑːdrəʊz
 
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(also Avogadro's number)

Definition of Avogadro's constant in English:

noun

Chemistry
The number of atoms or molecules in one mole of a substance, equal to 6.023 × 1023.
Example sentences
  • With these diatomic molecules, there is an Avogadro's number of diatomic molecules in the amount of gas that is equivalent to the relative molecular mass.
  • Note that one mole contains Avogadro's number of atoms, which is 6. 02x10.
  • One of the most convenient is Avogadro's number, 6.022 x 10 molecules per mole.

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