Formula Weight

Science / Chemistry / Formula Weight: The formula weight is the sum of the atomic weights of the atoms in an empirical formula. Formula weights are usually written in atomic mass units (u).

Other Words for Formula

Formula Adjective Synonyms: recipe, rubric, formulary, rule(s), prescription, directions, instructions, blueprint, method, technique, means, way, pattern, procedure, modus operandi, MO
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Other Words for Weight

Weight Noun Synonyms: arrange, manipulate, bias, incline, slant, rig
Weight Verb Synonyms: heaviness, avoirdupois, mass, tonnage, heft
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Formula Unit

Science / Chemistry / Formula Unit: One formula weight of a compound. MORE

Structural Formula

Science / Chemistry / Structural Formula: A structural formula is a diagram that shows how the atoms in a molecule are bonded together. Atoms are represented by their element symbols and covalent bonds are represented by lines. The symbol for MORE

Price-Weighted Index

Business / Finance / Price-Weighted Index: An index giving a greater influence to higher-valued stocks by weighting all component stocks by their price. MORE

Swing Weight

Entertainment / Golf / Swing Weight: The relative weight of a clubhead's leverage (usually measured on a scale with a 12 or 14-inch fulcrum), technically - moment of inertia, or the tendency of a body to resist angular acceleration: swin MORE

Thumb Weight

Entertainment / Bowling / Thumb Weight: Method of drilling the ball so that the thumbhole is closer to the label than are the finger holes; it is considered a negative weight; see finger weight. MORE

Underweighted

Business / Taxes / Underweighted: When you own less of a security, an asset class, or a subclass than your target asset allocation calls for, you are said to be underweighted in that security, asset class, or subclass. For example, if MORE

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