Meaning of ATOMIC in English

ATOMIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈtä-mik ]

adjective

Date: 1678

1.

a. : of, relating to, or concerned with atoms

atomic physics

b. : nuclear 2

atomic energy

2.

a. : marked by acceptance of the theory of atomism

b. : atomistic 2

3. : minute

4. of a chemical element : existing in the state of separate atoms

• atom·i·cal·ly -mi-k(ə-)lē adverb

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