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intermolecular

Line breaks: inter|mo¦lecu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəməˈlɛkjʊlə
 
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Definition of intermolecular in English:

adjective

Existing or taking place between molecules.
Example sentences
  • Moreover the now-effective intermolecular forces cause the molecules to arrange themselves into ordered groups.
  • When there are stronger intermolecular forces between the molecules of a liquid, the surface tension should be greater.
  • Each sodium molecule is held in place adjacent to the next molecule by weak intermolecular forces.

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