Associations to the word «Molecular»


MOLECULAR, adjective. (chemistry) Relating to, or consisting of, or produced by molecules.
MOLECULAR, adjective. (chemistry) (of an element) Combined with itself and with no other element; elemental.
MOLECULAR, adjective. Relating to a simple or basic structure or organization.
MOLECULAR, adjective. (food) Relating to molecular gastronomy.
MOLECULAR ASSEMBLER, noun. (science fiction) A device that, given an object and sufficient atoms of the required elements, would build exact copies of it
MOLECULAR BEAM EPITAXY, noun. A technique, used in the production of thin films of ultra-pure semiconductors, that grows the film by condensation of evaporated atoms
MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST, noun. (biology) (biochemistry) (genetics) a scientist who specializes in molecular biology
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, noun. (biology) (biochemistry) the branch of biology that studies the macromolecules of life, such as proteins, lipoproteins and nucleic acids
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, noun. (genetics) the branch of biology studies the manipulation of genetic sequence of DNA
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, noun. (genetics) the technology of gene manipulation
MOLECULAR CLOUD, noun. (astronomy) A large and relatively dense cloud of cold gas and dust in interstellar space from which new stars are formed
MOLECULAR CLOUDS, noun. Plural of molecular cloud
MOLECULAR CORE, noun. A dense core found in molecular clouds which lead to the formation of stars
MOLECULAR CORES, noun. Plural of molecular core
MOLECULAR DIPOLE, noun. (chemistry) (physics) a polar molecule; either permanent (in the absence of an applied field) or induced (produced by an applied field)
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS, noun. (physics) The study of the physical movement of collections of atoms and molecules as they interact
MOLECULAR ENGINEERING, noun. The manufacturing of products with a degree of precision defined by individual molecules or atoms
MOLECULAR ENTITIES, noun. Plural of molecular entity
MOLECULAR ENTITY, noun. (chemistry) Any constitutionally or isotopically distinct atom, molecule, ion, ion pair, radical, radical ion, complex, conformer etc., identifiable as a separately distinguishable entity.
MOLECULAR FORMULA, noun. (chemistry) A notation indicating the number of atoms of each element present in a compound.
MOLECULAR FORMULAE, noun. Plural of molecular formula
MOLECULAR GASTRONOMY, noun. The use of scientific principles and practices in cooking and food preparation
MOLECULAR GENETICS, noun. A field of biology which studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level.
MOLECULAR KNIFE, noun. An enzyme capable of removing specific genes from a sequence of DNA, especially to disable the replication of a virus
MOLECULAR MASS, noun. (chemistry) The mass of an individual molecule of an element or compound.
MOLECULAR MECHANICS, noun. (chemistry) A non-rigorous method of computing the structures, energies, and some properties of molecules by assuming they behave like small balls connected by springs.
MOLECULAR MEDICINE, noun. (medicine) (genetics) the branch of medicine that studies the manipulation of genes, and the subsequent effect on genetic diseases
MOLECULAR MODELING, noun. (chemistry) a number of techniques for studying molecules and their interaction; originally involved the building of physical models, but now uses computer simulation
MOLECULAR ORBITAL, noun. (quantum) (chemistry) The quantum mechanical behaviour of an electron in a molecule describing the probability of the electron's particular position and energy; approximated by a linear combination of atomic orbitals.
MOLECULAR ORBITAL THEORY, noun. (physics) (chemistry) A method of determining the structure of a molecule by assuming that electrons are not fixed to bonds between individual atoms
MOLECULAR SIEVE, noun. (chemistry) a material, usually a zeolite silicate mineral, having pores of a precise and uniform size, that can be used to separate molecules of different shape and size
MOLECULAR WEIGHT, noun. (chemistry) the sum of the atomic weights of every atom in a molecule
MOLECULAR WEIGHTS, noun. Plural of molecular weight

Dictionary definition

MOLECULAR, adjective. 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".
MOLECULAR, adjective. Relating to simple or elementary organization; "proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller.

Wise words

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