noun. ['ˈmɑːləˌkjuːl'] (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound.
- ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
- protein molecule
- chemical chain
- chemical group
- dipole molecule
- building block
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Molecule
Example sentences of the word molecule
1. Noun, singular or mass
Breads made from wheat or rye are rich in fructans, a molecule made from a chain of fructose.
Quotes containing the word molecule
1. There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos
2. Everything has a consciousness. Every atom and molecule is conscious. Every virus and bacteria is conscious. Every tree, large and small animals are conscious, but each level of consciousness is different. All humans are conscious; the level of consciousness among humans also differs.
- Debasish Mridha
noun. ['ˈmɑːləˌkjuːl'] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.
- identification particle
- closed chain