from The Century Dictionary.
- Having or containing an equal number of molecules.
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- adjective chemistry Containing the same number of
molecules(of two or more compounds)
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These "equimolecular" masses are determined for the various chemical species, as soon as one of them has been chosen.
Pat., 297,188, such mixtures are obtained by nitrating benzylchloride and heating with an equimolecular amount of sodium sulphite; the sodium nitrobenzylsulphonate thus obtained is reduced to aminobenzylsulphonic acid with iron and acetic acid, and finally condensed with the calculated amount of _p_-toluenesulphonic chloride.
In commerce three brands of aniline are distinguished -- aniline oil for blue, which is pure aniline; aniline oil for red, a mixture of equimolecular quantities of aniline and ortho - and para-toluidines; and aniline oil for safranine, which contains aniline and ortho-toluidine, and is obtained from the distillate (_échappés_) of the fuchsine fusion.
_Chloride of lime_ or "bleaching powder" is a calcium chlor-hypochlorite or an equimolecular mixture of the chloride and hypochlorite (see ALKALI