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(Chemistry) occurring among or between molecules


(ˌɪn tər məˈlɛk yə lər, -moʊ-)

existing or occurring between molecules.
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Adj.1.intermolecular - existing or acting between molecules; "intermolecular forces"; "intermolecular condensation"
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The SIGNATURE of the OH stretch vibration Raman signal is influenced by the development of the hydrogen bonds -an intermolecular interaction- and thus provides the o-s composition, though the probe volume of the Raman sensor is m-s.
The sections include the structural and molecular bases of ion channel function, intermolecular interactions and cardiomyocyte electrical function, models of cardiac excitation, arrhythmia mechanisms, diagnostic evaluation, ventricular and supraventricular tachyarrhythmias, arrhythmias in special populations, electrical therapy, and new approaches.
Hummingbirds against the black galactic intermolecular sky
Gecko toepads adhere through a combination of weak intermolecular forces, called van der Waals forces, and frictional adhesion.
Among his discoveries are: (i) density scaling of viscoelastic properties and its relation to the steepness of the intermolecular repulsive potential; (ii) the invariance of relaxation times at various phase transitions; (iii) the non-ideality of polymer isotope mixtures and dynamic heterogeneity in miscible blends; (iv) phenomena in rubbery networks, including properties of double network rubbers and the origin of the Mullins effect; and (v) elastomeric coatings that enhance the resistance of hard substrates to impact penetration, technology applicable to military armor and civilian infrastructure protection.
neutral, having no impact on intermolecular interactions).
The question is," Korter said, "can we leverage a better understanding of London and other weak intermolecular forces to predict these changes in crystal structure?
Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy has been proved to be a powerful tool for investigating intermolecular interactions in polymer blends (9), (10).
Theoretical results are compared with experimental results obtained by single crystal X-ray diffraction in order to explain the role of intra- and intermolecular hydrogen bonds on the conformational preference in solid-state as compared to gas phase data.
Intermolecular attractions between a surface and the tips of those plentiful hairs, or setules, on geckos, spiders, and other creatures add up to a strong adhesive force (SN: 6/7/03, p.
These motions are caused by the intermolecular forces exerted by neighboring molecules and resemble the thermal motions of molecules in a liquid.

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