molecular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

molecule +‎ -ar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məˈlɛkjʊlə/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /məˈlɛkjələɹ/

Adjective[edit]

molecular (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Relating to, or consisting of, or produced by molecules.
    • 2012 March-April, Brian Hayes, “Pixels or Perish”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, archived from the original on 19 February 2013, page 106:
      Drawings and pictures are more than mere ornaments in scientific discourse. Blackboard sketches, geological maps, diagrams of molecular structure, astronomical photographs, MRI images, the many varieties of statistical charts and graphs: These pictorial devices are indispensable tools for presenting evidence, for explaining a theory, for telling a story.
  2. (chemistry) (of an element) Combined with itself and with no other element; elemental.
  3. Relating to a simple or basic structure or organization.
  4. (food) Relating to molecular gastronomy.
    molecular dishes

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Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

molecular (plural moleculars)

  1. (chemistry) Any compound having a specified (range of) molecular weight(s)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From molècula +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

molecular (masculine and feminine plural moleculars)

  1. molecular

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

molécula +‎ -ar

Adjective[edit]

molecular m or f (plural moleculares)

  1. molecular

Further reading[edit]

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

molecular (not comparable)

  1. molecular

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From molécula +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: mo‧le‧cu‧lar

Adjective[edit]

molecular m or f (plural moleculares)

  1. (chemistry) molecular (relating to molecules)

Further reading[edit]

  • molecular” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French moléculaire. By surface analysis, moleculă +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

molecular m or n (feminine singular moleculară, masculine plural moleculari, feminine and neuter plural moleculare)

  1. molecular

Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From molécula +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /molekuˈlaɾ/ [mo.le.kuˈlaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: mo‧le‧cu‧lar

Adjective[edit]

molecular (plural moleculares)

  1. molecular

Derived terms[edit]

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