of or relating to or caused by molecules: molecular structure.
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- mo·lec·u·lar·ly, adverb
- mul·ti·mo·lec·u·lar, adjective
- non·mo·lec·u·lar, adjective
- sub·mo·lec·u·lar, adjective
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How to use molecular in a sentence
Discovery and research of new molecular compounds is an expensive business, with development costs exceeding $10 billion per substance in some cases.Nanome raises $3 million to help scientists get up close with molecular structures in VR | Sophie Burkholder | February 9, 2021 | TechCrunch
Since last spring, some cities have used molecular tests on sewage as an early warning system, since the amount of coronavirus in sewage can predict how many people will turn up in hospitals a week to 10 days later.The fast-spreading coronavirus variant is turning up in US sewers | Stephanie Arnett | February 8, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
To understand why, we need to look at the molecular structure of cheese.
So you get allocated to therapy based on the mutations, the molecular genetics of your cancer.How to Fix the Incentives in Cancer Research (Ep. 449) | Stephen J. Dubner | January 28, 2021 | Freakonomics
It is, after all, SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein, a multifunctional molecular machine, that helps the virus break into our cells.The Dangerous Evolution of the Coronavirus - Issue 95: Escape | Brian Gallagher | January 28, 2021 | Nautilus
“Not everyone can do molecular tests, whereas anyone can do a finger stick,” he says.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It? | Abby Haglage | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I was lunching with an old friend at one of our favorite farm-to-table molecular gastronomy food trucks in Larchmont proper.
He plans to build his artificial brain from entirely the bottom up, starting at the molecular level.The Science Community’s Fight Over an Artificial Brain | Elizabeth Picciuto | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cas9 are the molecular scissors that cut out what he does not like: the normal CCR5 that welcomes in HIV.
As demonstrated in the end-credit sequence, Apocalypse is telekinetic and can use that power down to the molecular level.
The molecular weight of alcohol in dilute aqueous solution is the same as in vapor form.
The weights themselves give us directly their gram-molecular or molar weights.
Hence the number of grams of a given substance in a liter divided by its molecular weight represents its concentration.
The school's X-ray, an excellent one, had given him a complete picture of the molecular structure of the syrup.Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
Knowing the names of the syrup's ingredients, and what their molecular structure was like, was only the beginning.Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
British Dictionary definitions for molecular
of or relating to molecules: molecular hydrogen
logic (of a sentence, formula, etc) capable of analysis into atomic formulae of the appropriate kind
- molecularity (məʊˌlɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ), noun
- molecularly, adverb
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