Definition of macromolecular in English:

macromolecular

adjective

Chemistry
  • See macromolecule

    • ‘These cosolute molecules bathe and solvate the macromolecular solute as water does.’
    • ‘Diene elastomers can be recognized by the presence of double bonds in the main chains of the macromolecular molecules.’
    • ‘Fréchet is head of materials synthesis in the materials science division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and director of the organic and macromolecular facility at its molecular foundry.’
    • ‘Using a low energy nitrogen laser, Tanaka showed that he could make gaseous clouds of matrix ions carrying macromolecular ions with them.’
    • ‘This action occurs because of the energies associated with the solvation/desolvation of macromolecular surfaces that change solvent accessibility upon reaction.’

Pronunciation

macromolecular

/ˌmakrə(ʊ)məˈlɛkjʊlə/