bimolecular

[ bahy-muh-lek-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌbaɪ məˈlɛk yə lər /

adjective Chemistry.

having or involving two molecules.

Nearby words

  1. bimillennium,
  2. bimini islands,
  3. biminis,
  4. bimodal,
  5. bimodal distribution,
  6. bimonthly,
  7. bimorph,
  8. bimorphemic,
  9. bimotor,
  10. bimotored

Origin of bimolecular

First recorded in 1895–1900; bi-1 + molecular

Related formsbi·mo·lec·u·lar·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for bimolecular

bimolecular

/ (ˌbaɪməˈlɛkjʊlə) /

adjective

(of a chemical complex, collision, etc) having or involving two molecules
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