Usage examples for molecule

  1. " A molecule is always composed of two or more atoms. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  2. A molecule has two or more substances in its make- up. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  3. I may observe that the phenomena of reversal appear to indicate that the change in the silver bromide molecule whatever be its nature, is one of gradually increasing intensity, and finally attains a maximum when a return to the original condition occurs. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  4. For even when it is a question of describing the electrical elementary particles constituting matter, the attempt may still be made to ascribe physical importance to those ideas of fields which have been physically defined for the purpose of describing the geometrical behaviour of bodies which are large as compared with the molecule – Sidelights on Relativity by Albert Einstein
  5. Others have waded ankle- deep in the crowd; but he, a grimy, infinitesimal molecule had been at the bottom wholly submerged, where the light of idealism is not supposed to penetrate. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  6. Grand- master, Red- Cross- bearers, companions, adepts, we forever follow the imperceptible molecule which still escapes our eyes. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. Though it does not follow that its molecule contains as many separate atoms as there are lines in its spectrum, it must clearly be a complex molecule – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  8. But upon the moon, or any other body where the force of gravity is small, conditions are quite different, and in our satellite a velocity of little more than one mile per second would suffice to carry a molecule away from the outer limits of its atmosphere. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  9. I'll tell you about only one kind but I shall use the words " electron," " proton," " nucleus," " atom," and " molecule about some of which nothing was known when I was a boy. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  10. Most observers have assumed the oxidation products of luciferin to be relatively simple and to represent a rather complete breaking down of the luciferin molecule – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  11. The molecule has the same properties as the mass. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  12. The dextrose sugars differ from cane sugar in containing a dissimilar number of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms in the molecule – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  13. In the first place, every molecule has a double capability of motion. – Creation and Its Records by B.H. Baden-Powell
  14. A mass is any portion of a substance larger than a molecule it is an aggregation of molecules. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  15. " I think," he said, " that the water molecule is made of two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen." – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  16. The social molecule exists in virtue of the renunciation of more or less of this freedom by every individual. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  17. The separation of the oxygen from the hemoglobin at the tissues appears to be due to two causes: first, to the weakness of the chemical attraction between the atoms of oxygen and the atoms that make up the hemoglobin molecule and second, to a difference in the so- called oxygen pressure at the lungs and at the tissues. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  18. The form of the molecule or more generally its volume, may have an influence upon this. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  19. I caused the somewhat dangerous result you witnessed, the wreckage not merely of the molecule of marsh gas you were examining- which any educated chemist might do as easily as I- but the wreckage of its constituent atoms. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  20. I am proud to tell you that the proteid molecule can be built up only when the third element of nature's trinity is added- the mind- electron. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various