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English word mole comes from German molekular|MolekularGewicht|gewicht, and later German Mol ((chemistry, physics) mole (unit of amount).).

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molekular|MolekularGewicht|gewicht German (deu)
Mol German (deu) (chemistry, physics) mole (unit of amount).
mole English (eng) (chemistry, physics) In the International System of Units, the base unit of amount of substance; the amount of substance of a system which contains as many elementary entities (atoms, ions, molecules, etc.) as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12. Symbol: mol. The number of atoms is known as Avogadro’s number. [from 1897].