Usage examples for molecule

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. 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
  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 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