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moleculenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒl.ɪ.kjuːl/  us   /ˈmɑː.lɪ-/
the ​simplestunit of a ​chemicalsubstance, usually a ​group of two or more ​atoms
molecular
adjective uk   /məˈlek.jʊ.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
(Definition of molecule from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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moleculenoun [C]

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