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empirical formula


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemical formula that indicates the relative proportions of the elements in a molecule rather than the actual number of atoms of the elements.

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  • noun chemistry A notation indicating the ratios of the various elements present in a compound, without regard to the actual numbers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chemical formula showing the ratio of elements in a compound rather than the total number of atoms


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