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Definition of "monomolecular" []

  • Of or relating to a single molecule. (adjective)
  • Of or consisting of a layer one molecule thick. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "monomolecular" in a sentence
  • "Having published my first story in 1977, I've had this bizarre, undefinable gig for thirty years now, but have always tried to stay fresh and remain at the monomolecular edge of the field."
  • "In that configuration the projected force field gives the blade a monomolecular cutting edge."
  • "He discovered monomolecular films with specific molecular orientation at surfaces and promoted understanding of plasmas, heat transfer, and thermionic phenomena, and invented a high-vacuum electron tube and gas-filled incandescent lamp."
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