monomolecular

[ mon-oh-muh-lek-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌmɒn oʊ məˈlɛk yə lər /

adjective

noting or pertaining to a thickness of one molecule.
having a thickness of one molecule.

Nearby words

  1. monometer,
  2. monomethylamine,
  3. monometrical,
  4. monomial,
  5. monomode,
  6. monomorphemic,
  7. monomorphic,
  8. monomorphism,
  9. monomyoplegia,
  10. monomyositis

Origin of monomolecular

First recorded in 1875–80; mono- + molecular

Related formsmon·o·mo·lec·u·lar·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for monomolecular

monomolecular

/ (ˌmɒnəʊməˈlɛkjʊlə) /

adjective

of, concerned with, or involving single moleculesa monomolecular layer
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Medicine definitions for monomolecular

monomolecular

[ mŏn′ō-mə-lĕkyə-lər ]

adj.

Of or relating to a single molecule.
Relating to a single layer of molecules.

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