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The planet was bathed in a broth of organic molecules. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within a molecule atoms occur in fixed proportions. Biology Basic Facts (1982)Certain small molecules may pass through pores in the membrane but larger ones are held back. Biology Basic Facts (1982)The molecule of hydrogen consists of two hydrogen atoms linked together. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)It allows our body better access to the calories locked up within complex organic molecules. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These combinations of atoms are called molecules. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)Now come down to the scale of molecules and atoms and meet two surprises. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)It is the kinetic energy of the atoms and molecules in a body. Technology Basic Facts (1990)It involves engineering individual atoms and molecules. The Sun (2008)Most organic molecules consist of a kind of basic structure of carbon atoms to which small clusters of other atoms are attached. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)In the flame of a burning match, trillions of molecules undergo chemical change. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)His early work focused on making biological molecules called steroids; compounds that include cholesterol and hormones. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Complex chemical molecules began to clump together to form microscopic blobs - cells. The Sun (2009)In a normal hydrogen molecule there are two hydrogen atoms, each consisting of a nucleus and an electron. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)They are, in the chemical sense, organic molecules. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
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Translations for 'molecule'
British English: molecule /ˈmɒlɪˌkjuːl/ NOUN
A molecule is the smallest amount of a chemical substance which can exist.
- American English: molecule
- Arabic: جُزَيءٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: molécula
- Chinese: 分子
- Croatian: molekula
- Czech: molekula
- Danish: molekyle
- Dutch: molecuul
- European Spanish: molécula
- Finnish: molekyyli
- French: molécule
- German: Molekül
- Greek: μόριο
- Italian: molecola
- Japanese: 分子
- Korean: 분자
- Norwegian: molekyl
- Polish: cząsteczka
- European Portuguese: molécula
- Romanian: moleculă
- Russian: молекула
- Spanish: molécula
- Swedish: molekyl
- Thai: โมเลกุล
- Turkish: molekül
- Ukrainian: молекула
- Vietnamese: phân tử
Definition of molecule from the Collins English Dictionary
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