Definition of molecular in English:

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molecular

Pronunciation: /məˈlekyələr/

adjective

Relating to or consisting of molecules: interactions between polymer and solvent at the molecular level ozone is produced by dissociation of molecular oxygen
More example sentences
  • It may react with molecular oxygen and form quinone and superoxide radicals.
  • Fire is actually a dancing plasma of molecules and molecular fragments, excited into a glowing state by heat.
  • In particular, it reduces product hazards at the most fundamental, molecular, level.

Derivatives

molecularity

Pronunciation: /məˌlekyəˈlerədē/
noun
Example sentences
  • In this article we demonstrate the channel-forming ability of trichotoxin and describe experiments aimed at elucidating its molecularity.
  • The reverse process in solution, has a molecularity of unity and is said to be unimolecular.
  • Sometimes the molecularity of a reaction can be used to guess if an elementary reaction is a rate-determining step.

molecularly

adverb
Example sentences
  • Therefore, it is necessary to analyze this chemical compound molecularly because the effect fat has on the body depends on its structure.
  • We can prepare molecularly tailored surfaces by a technique known as plasma polymerisation.
  • We conducted a detailed analysis to determine how many MR genes have been molecularly identified and what molecular and biological functions they encode.

Words that rhyme with molecular

Benbecula, secular, specular

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Syllabification: mo·lec·u·lar

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