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Related to molecularity: Order of reaction, Rate law


The number of reactants in an elementary reaction. For example, a reaction involving one reactant is unimolecular; reactions involving two compounds are bimolecular. Molecularity and order are not synonymous. Compare: order (2).
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Powell reminds us that "Deleuzian film aesthetics emphasize the materiality of the film and body, and their common molecularity in the film event" (129)--our becoming the characters and sharing the sound and visuals of the film in the tactile location of the theater or living room.
Maybe happen is never once but like ripples maybe on water after the pebble sinks, the ripples moving on, spreading, the pool attached by a narrow umbilical water-cord to the next pool which the first pool feeds, has fed, did feed, let this second pool contain a different temperature of water, a different molecularity of having seen, felt, remembered, reflect in a different tone the infinite unchanging sky, it doesn't matter: that pebble's watery, echo whose fall it did not even see moves across its surface too at the original ripple-space, to the old ineradicable rhythm .
I realized that it was necessary to make the molecularity of living systems explicit in order to avoid confusion.

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