Translation of molecule in Spanish:

molecule

molécula, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑləˌkjul//ˈmɒlɪkjuːl/

noun

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    molécula feminine
    • In the water molecule there are three atoms: two of hydrogen and one of oxygen.
    • It works by affecting a molecule called nitric oxide, which expands blood vessels.
    • At the root of sunburn are damaging molecules, free radicals that increase when the skin gets too much sun.
    • This electricity splits the water molecules in an electrolyte, producing hydrogen.
    • The reactant ions have enough energy to ionise the molecules of interest but not enough to break them up.