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glossary:molecule

(1) The result of two or more atoms combining by chemical bonding.

(2) A pure substance which results when two or more atoms of a single element share electrons, for example O2. It can also more loosely refer to a compound, which is a combination of two or more atoms of two or more different elements, for example H2O.

glossary/molecule.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)