Definition of molecular formula in English:

molecular formula

Syllabification: mo·lec·u·lar for·mu·la

Entry from US English dictionary


A formula giving the number of atoms of each of the elements present in one molecule of a specific compound. Compare with empirical formula, structural formula.

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