quasi-molecule

quasi-molecule

[¦kwä·zē ′mäl·ə‚kyül]
(atomic physics)
The structure formed by two colliding atoms when their nuclei are close enough for the atoms to interact, but not so close as to form a quasi-atom.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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