What does polyatomic mean?

polyatomic meaning in General Dictionary

of or associated with a molecule comprised of above two atoms

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  • Having one or more atom in the molecule consisting of a number of atoms
  • Having more than one atom inside molecule; consisting of a number of atoms.
  • Having a valence greater than one.

Sentence Examples with the word polyatomic

Since Much Smaller Values Are Found For More Complex Molecules, We May Suppose That, In These Cases, The Energy Of Rotation Of A Polyatomic Molecule May Be Greater Than Its Energy Of Translation, Or Else That Heat Is Expended In Splitting Up Molecular Aggregates, And Increasing Energy Of Vibration.

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