Meaning of ATOMIC in English

ATOMIC

adj.

Pronunciation: ə - ' tä-mik

Function: 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 -)l ē \ adverb

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