Moiety is a part of a molecule having a characteristic chemical property.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Moiety
- One of two equal parts; a half; as, a moiety of an estate, of goods, or of profits; the moiety of a jury, or of a nation.
- An indefinite part; a small part.
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