molecule definition

  • noun:
    • The smallest particle of a substance that retains the substance and actual properties associated with material and it is consists of two or more atoms; a small grouping of want or various atoms held together by chemical causes.
    • a little particle; a tiny little bit.
    • The smallest particle of a specific factor or chemical that keeps the substance properties of the element or compound; a couple of atoms held together by chemical bonds.
    • a small amount.
    • the really small hidden particles which all ordinary matter is meant to consist.
    • The smallest section of any material which possesses the characteristic properties and qualities of this material, and that may exist alone in a totally free state.
    • a small grouping of atoms so united and combined by chemical affinity they form a whole, incorporated entire, being the littlest portion of any certain ingredient that can occur in a totally free state. Cf. Atom.
    • The smallest mass of every compound which is with the capacity of present in a separate form — that is, the littlest component into that the substance is split without destroying its chemical character (identity).
    • a rather little particle or bit of some thing; a particle; an atom.
    • In ornithology, the tread or cicatricula of a fecundated ovum.
    • (nontechnical use) a small piece of any such thing
    • (physics and chemistry) the most basic architectural unit of an element or chemical

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