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molecular

[ muh-lek-yuh-ler ]
/ məˈlɛk yə lər /
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adjective
of or relating to or caused by molecules: molecular structure.

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Origin of molecular

First recorded in 1815–25; molecule + -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM molecular

mo·lec·u·lar·ly, adverbmul·ti·mo·lec·u·lar, adjectivenon·mo·lec·u·lar, adjectivesub·mo·lec·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for molecular

molecular
/ (məʊˈlɛkjʊlə, mə-) /

adjective
of or relating to moleculesmolecular hydrogen
logic (of a sentence, formula, etc) capable of analysis into atomic formulae of the appropriate kind

Derived forms of molecular

molecularity (məʊˌlɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ), nounmolecularly, adverb
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