a burrowing crustacean of the genus Emerita, found on sandy ocean beaches of North America, having a distinctly curved carapace.
noun 1. any of several burrowing crickets of the family Gryllotalpidae that have fossorial forelegs and that feed on the roots of plants. noun 1. any subterranean orthopterous insect of the family Gryllotalpidae, of Europe and North America, similar and related to crickets but having the first pair of legs specialized for digging
[muh-lek-yuh-ler] /məˈlɛk yə lər/ adjective 1. of or relating to or caused by : molecular structure. /məʊˈlɛkjʊlə; mə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to molecules: molecular hydrogen 2. (logic) (of a sentence, formula, etc) capable of analysis into atomic formulae of the appropriate kind adj. 1823, from molecule + -ar or else from French moléculaire […]
noun 1. the branch of astronomy dealing with the study of molecules in space.
noun, Physics. 1. a stream of molecules freed from a substance, usually a salt, by evaporation and then passed through a narrow slit for focusing, for investigating the properties of nuclei, atoms, and molecules. noun 1. (physics) a parallel beam of molecules that are at low pressure and suffer no interatomic or intermolecular collisions