supramolecular
adjective Date: circa 1909 more complex than a molecule; also composed of many molecules

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  • supramolecular — [so͞o΄prəmə lek′yə lər] adj. composed of more than one molecule …   English World dictionary

  • supramolecular — /sooh preuh meuh lek yeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. having an organization more complex than that of a molecule. 2. composed of an aggregate of molecules. [1905 10; SUPRA + MOLECULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • supramolecular — adjective consisting of many molecules; of scale or complexity greater than that of a molecule …   Wiktionary

  • supramolecular — su·pra·mo·lec·u·lar mə lek yə lər adj more complex than a molecule also composed of many molecules …   Medical dictionary

  • supramolecular — su·pra·molecular …   English syllables

  • supramolecular — su•pra•mo•lec•u•lar [[t]ˌsu prə məˈlɛk yə lər[/t]] adj. 1) biochem. chem. more complex in organization than a molecule 2) biochem. chem. phs composed of an aggregate of molecules • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • supramolecular — /suprəməˈlɛkjələ/ (say soohpruhmuh lekyuhluh) adjective 1. at a level above that of individual molecules; of greater complexity than a molecule. 2. composed of an aggregation of molecules …   Australian English dictionary

  • supramolecular — “+ adjective Etymology: supra + molecular : higher in organization or more complex than a molecule; often : composed of many molecules …   Useful english dictionary

  • Supramolecular chemistry — refers to the area of chemistry that focuses on the noncovalent bonding interactions of molecules. [cite journal | author=Lehn JM | title=Supramolecular chemistry | journal=Science | volume=260 | issue=5115 | year=1993 | pages=1762–3 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Supramolecular electronics — is the experimental field of supramolecular chemistry that bridges the gap between molecular electronics and bulk plastics in the construction of electronic circuitry at the nanoscale 1. In supramolecular electronics, assemblies of pi conjugated… …   Wikipedia

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