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 Dictionary entry overview: What does long-chain molecule mean? 

  The noun LONG-CHAIN MOLECULE has 1 sense:

1. (chemistry) a relatively long chain of atoms in a molecule

  Familiarity information: LONG-CHAIN MOLECULE used as a noun is very rare.

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(chemistry) a relatively long chain of atoms in a molecule

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Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)


long chain; long-chain molecule

Hypernyms ("long-chain molecule" is a kind of...):

chain; chemical chain ((chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule))

Domain category:

chemical science; chemistry (the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions)

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