monomolecular definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to just one molecule.
    • Of or composed of a layer one molecule dense.
    • concerning just one molecule
    • composed of just one layer of molecules
  • others:
    • Consisting of or concerning one molecule: in chem., of a substance, having its simplest molecular composition in contradistinction from polymeric types created because of the union of two, three, or more of this most basic molecules. Therefore, formic aldehyde (CH2O) may be spoken of as monomolecular, and metaformaldehyde (C3H6O3) as the trimolecular derivative, 3CH2O.

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