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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Molecular  \Mo*lec"u*lar\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  mol['e]culare.  See 
  {Molecule}.]  (Phys.  &  Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  connected  with  produced  by  or  consisting  of 
  molecules;  as  molecular  forces;  molecular  groups  of  atoms, 
  {Molecular  attraction}  (Phys.),  attraction  acting  between  the 
  molecules  of  bodies,  and  at  insensible  distances. 
  {Molecular  weight}  (Chem.),  the  weight  of  a  molecule  of  any 
  gas  or  vapor  as  compared  with  the  hydrogen  atom  as  a 
  standard;  the  sum  of  the  atomic  weights  of  the 
  constituents  of  a  molecule;  thus  the  molecular  weight  of 
  water  ({H2O})  is  18. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  produced  by  or  consisting  of  molecules; 
  "molecular  structure";  "molecular  oxygen";  "molecular 
  weight  is  the  sum  of  all  the  atoms  in  a  molecul" 
  2:  (psychology)  relating  to  simple  or  elementary  organization; 
  "proceed  by  more  and  more  detailed  analysis  to  the 
  molecular  facts  of  perception"  (G.A.  Miller)  [syn:  {molecular(a)}] 
  [ant:  {molar(a)}] 

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