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moleculenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑl·əˌkjul/
science the smallest unit into which a substance can be divided without chemical change, usually a group of two or more atoms
molecular
adjective [not gradable]  us   /məˈlek·jə·lər/
Translations of “molecule”
in Arabic جُزَيء…
in Korean 분자…
in Malaysian molekul…
in French molécule…
in Turkish molekül…
in Italian molecola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分子…
in Russian молекула…
in Polish cząsteczka…
in Vietnamese phân tử…
in Spanish molécula…
in Portuguese molécula…
in Thai โมเลกุล…
in German das Molekül…
in Catalan molècula…
in Japanese 分子…
in Indonesian molekul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分子…
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