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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crith(noun)

    the weight of a liter of hydrogen (at 0 centigrade and 760 millimeters pressure)


  1. crith(Noun)

    the weight of 1 litre of hydrogen at standard temperature and pressure. Equal to approximately 0.09 grams.

  2. Origin: From κριθή

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crith(noun)

    the unit for estimating the weight of a/riform substances; -- the weight of a liter of hydrogen at 0/ centigrade, and with a tension of 76 centimeters of mercury. It is 0.0896 of a gram, or 1.38274 grains

  2. Origin: [Gr. kriqh` a barleycorn, a small weight.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Crith

    The weight of a litre of hydrogen at 0º C. (32º F.), and 760 mm. (30 inches) barometric pressure. It is .0896 grams. The molecular weight of any gas divided by 2 and multiplied by the value of the crith, gives the weight of a litre of the gas in question. Thus a litre of electrolytic gas, a mixture of two molecules of hydrogen for one of oxygen, with a mean molecular weight of 12, weighs (12/2) * .0896 or .5376 gram.


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