Molecule vs Vacuist - What's the difference?

molecule | vacuist |


As nouns the difference between molecule and vacuist

is that molecule is molecule while vacuist is one who holds the doctrine that the space between the bodies of the universe, or the molecules and atoms of matter, is a vacuum.

molecule

Noun

  • (chemistry) The smallest particle of a specific element or compound that retains the chemical properties of that element or compound; two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
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  • A tiny amount.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * (small amount) see also .

    Meronyms

    * atom

    vacuist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who holds the doctrine that the space between the bodies of the universe, or the molecules and atoms of matter, is a vacuum.
  • See also

    * plenist (Webster 1913)