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

  • n. See macromolecule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A transitory, quantum-mechanical entity formed when two molecules react
  • n. A macromolecule

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compounded molecule, or combination of two molecules of different substances.

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

  • n. any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals


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  • "It depends on my idea of the supermolecule being correct."

    Inconstant Star

  • The individual building blocks aggregate around the carborane to form a spherical supermolecule with fullerene-type geometry, enclosing the carborane within the structure as a "guest molecule".

    Nano Tech Wire


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