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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Phys. & Chem.) Pertaining to, connected with, produced by, or consisting of, molecules
  • adjective (Phys.) attraction acting between the molecules of bodies, and at insensible distances.
  • adjective (Chem.) the weight of a molecule of any gas or vapor as compared with the hydrogen atom having weight of 1 as a standard; the sum of the atomic weights of the constituents of a molecule. For more precise measurements, the weight of the carbon isotope carbon-12 is used as the standard, that isotope having the value of 12.000. In this systen, now used almost universally, the hydrogen atom has a weight of 1.0079.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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  • 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_

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-10-01

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

    Archive 2007-10-01

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