Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun physics, chemistry A transitory, quantum-mechanical entity formed when two molecules react
  • noun informal, chemistry A macromolecule

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

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

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Examples

  • "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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