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English Dictionary: molecular by the DICT Development Group
2 results for molecular
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules; "molecular structure"; "molecular oxygen"; "molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule"
  2. relating to simple or elementary organization; "proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller
    Antonym(s): molar(a)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Molecular \Mo*lec"u*lar\, a. [Cf. F. mol[82]culare. See
      {Molecule}.] (Phys. & Chem.)
      Pertaining to, connected with, produced by, or consisting of,
      molecules; as, molecular forces; molecular groups of atoms,
      {Molecular attraction} (Phys.), attraction acting between the
            molecules of bodies, and at insensible distances.
      {Molecular weight} (Chem.), the weight of a molecule of any
            gas or vapor as compared with the hydrogen atom as a
            standard; the sum of the atomic weights of the
            constituents of a molecule; thus, the molecular weight of
            water ({H2O}) is 18.
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