Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or consisting of molecules.
  • adj. Of or relating to simple or basic structure or form.

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  • adj. Relating to, or consisting of, or produced by molecules.
  • adj. (of an element) combined with itself and with no other element; elemental
  • adj. Relating to a simple or basic structure or organization

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, connected with, produced by, or consisting of, molecules

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to molecules; consisting of molecules: as, molecular structure.
  • Acting in or by means of the molecules or ultimate physical elements of a substance. Compare molar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
  • adj. relating to simple or elementary organization

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Examples

  • Adonis _Adonis_ apropos _apropo_ bowsprit _bowsprit_ brooch _broch_ not _broosh_ compromise _compromize_ jowl _jol_, not like _owl_ molecular _molecular_ ogle _ogle_ trow _tro_ vocable _vocable_ zoology _zoology_, not _zoo_

    Practical Grammar and Composition

  • Despite adhering to the techniques he learned at El Bulli, Mr. Anand dislikes the term molecular gastronomy.

    A molecular masala

  • Philosophy major Wylie Dufresne hopes to dine with founding fathers, Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson; compares line cooks to lab researchers; and rejects the term molecular gastronomy to define the cuisine at his Michelin-star namesake restaurant, wd~50.

    Louise McCready: Curious Wylie Dufresne Defends the Science of Cooking

  • The term molecular chemometrics is coined in Chapter 2 for the field that applies statistical modeling methods to molecular structure.

    TODO: April 2nd, defend my PhD work

  • But if you really think about it, 1992 was just the date when the term molecular gastronomy was coined, and describes a style of food that has been the sole province of food technologists for decades.

    At My Table

  • Hence the term molecular gastronomy that Heston, Feron Adria and others have had applied to their work as chefs, seemingly against their will.

    At My Table

  • The term molecular genetics sometimes refers to a fundamental theory alleging that genes direct all life processes through the production of polypeptides, sometimes to a more modest basic theory about the expression and regulation of genes at the molecular level, and sometimes to an investigative approach applied throughout biomedical science that is based on investigative strategies grounded in the basic theory about genes.

    Molecular Genetics

  • In using the term molecular weight, it is to be remembered that it does not express the weight of single molecules, but only their relative weight, millions of millions molecules being contained in the unit of volume.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 286, June 25, 1881

  • These complexes, which can contain dozens of individual proteins, often have activities that mimic those of human-produced equipment, and have earned the nickname "molecular machines" accordingly.

    Ars Technica

  • Wylie Dufresne hopes to dine with founding fathers, Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson; compares line cooks to lab researchers; and rejects the term molecular gastronomy to define the cuisine at his Michelin-star namesake restaurant, alchemy.

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