number-average molecular weight

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number-average molecular weight:

see molecular weightmolecular weight,
weight of a molecule of a substance expressed in atomic mass units (amu). The molecular weight may be calculated from the molecular formula of the substance; it is the sum of the atomic weights of the atoms making up the molecule.
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Results were presented in a table showing number-average molecular weights, polydispersity and conversion after 5 h at 135[degrees]C.
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