Complete Definition of "empirical formula"

English

Noun
en-noun|sgempirical formula|pl2empirical formulae

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

#: The molecular formula for ethane is C<sub>2</sub>H<sub>6</sub>, while the empirical formula is CH<sub>3</sub>.

Translations
Swedish: empirisk formel c

See also
molecular formula

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