Usage examples for molecular

  1. I see no break in this series of steps in molecular complication, and I am unable to understand why the language which is applicable to any one term of the series may not be used to any of the others. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. The inference is, that imperfect welding is not the result of a change in molecular motions due to impurities, but of imperfect mobility of the mass- of not giving the molecules a chance to get together. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. But the determinant of an absolutely new form of adaptation, which does not take the place of a preceding one, must develop enough before it can become outwardly manifest, for it to be possessed of a sufficient amount of molecular energy to render its activity possible. – A Mechanico-Physiological Theory of Organic Evolution by Carl Von Nägeli
  4. 103 At different times the nervous impulse has been regarded as a current of electricity; as a progressive chemical change, likened to that in a burning fuse; as a mechanical vibration, such as may be passed over a stretched rope; and as a molecular disturbance accompanied by an electrical discharge. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. It has molecular screens, we suspect, but has not had occasion to use them. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  6. For every machine would be perfectly educated, that is to say, would have the suitable molecular adjustments, which would act not the less infallibly for being free from the fussy accompaniment of that consciousness to which our prejudice gives a supreme governing rank, when in truth it is an idle parasite on the grand sequence of things. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  7. " Here's an ordinary molecular pistol. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  8. The relative molecular weights of hydrogen, some of the hydrocarbons, and iron, are such that tails composed of these molecules would behave just as do the actual tails observed and classified into these three types. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  9. A tiny, molecular towing unit in his hand, he pointed toward the door to the combined galley and lunch room, and glided in the wake of Murphy. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  10. What is solid molecular matter when viewed from the outside is plastic primary substance when viewed from the inside. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  11. Then something happens to the molecular bonds of the heavy dust, and the little holes become very big holes. – The Short Life by Francis Donovan
  12. They are composed of a larger number of elements, united in different ways so as to form a much more complex molecular structure. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  13. What is the molecular weight, i. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  14. Professor Bunsen, who passed eleven days by the side of the Great Geyser in Iceland, attributes the phenomenon to the molecular changes which take place in water after being subjected to heat. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  15. Already at the other end of the shop the generator had been arranged for use with the molecular motion power units. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  16. In so far as molecular movements are concerned, we have the special form of chemical energy. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  17. Soon researchers will bring us devices that can translate foreign languages as fast as you can speak; materials 10 times stronger than steel at a fraction of the weight; and molecular computers the size of a teardrop with the power of today's fastest supercomputers. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. And as these are molecular phenomena, the effect will also depend on the molecular condition of the wire. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  19. In spoken language, at any rate, it is not the vocal instrument that has been changed, but the organ of mind with its innate and invisible molecular potentialities, the result of racial and ancestral experiences in past ages. – The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song by F. W. Mott
  20. The speed of these molecular motions has been ascertained for all the chief gases, and it is found to be so great as in certain cases to enable them to overcome the force of gravity and escape from a planet's surface into space. – Is Mars Habitable? by Alfred Russel Wallace