Concentration

The amount of substance in a specified space.

  1. A measure of the amount of substance present in a unit amount of mixture. The amounts can be expressed as moles, masses, or volumes.
  2. The process of increasing the amount of substance in a given amount of mixture.

It can be expressed in a variety of ways:

Normal Concentration

Used in chemistry to describe a solution having a concentration of 1 gram equivalent per litre.

See also: Absorptivity, Activity, Activity Coefficient, Concentrate, Dilution, Normal Concentration, Spectrophotometry, Titration, Unsaturated Solution.

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Subjects: Chemistry