monomolecular

adjective
mono·​mo·​lec·​u·​lar | \ ˌmä-nə-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər How to pronounce monomolecular (audio) \

Definition of monomolecular

: being only one molecule thick a monomolecular film

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Other Words from monomolecular

monomolecularly adverb

Examples of monomolecular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Worn on top of the clear bubble helmet, the visor had shades and an outer visor that was a plastic with a monomolecular layer of gold. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo," 19 July 2019

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First Known Use of monomolecular

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monomolecular was in 1876

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“Monomolecular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monomolecular. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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monomolecular

adjective
mono·​mo·​lec·​u·​lar | \ ˌmän-ō-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər How to pronounce monomolecular (audio) \

Medical Definition of monomolecular

1 : being only one molecule thick a monomolecular film
2 : relating to or being a process whose rate is directly proportional to the amount or concentration of the material undergoing the process

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