HyperDic: atomic

English > 3 senses of the word atomic:
ADJECTIVEpertatomicof or relating to or comprising atoms
allatomic, nuclear(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
allatomicimmeasurably small
atomic > pronunciation
Soundsahtaa'mihk
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English > atomic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or comprising atoms.
Examples
  • "atomic structure"
  • "atomic hydrogen"
Spanishatómico
Catalanatòmic
Nounsatom(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
English > atomic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.
Example "atomic bombs"
Synonymnuclear
NarrowerthermonuclearUsing nuclear weapons based on fusion as distinguished from fission
Oppositeconventional(weapons) using energy for propulsion or destruction that is not nuclear energy
Spanishatómica, atómico, nuclear
Catalanatòmic, nuclear
English > atomic: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningImmeasurably small.
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishdiminuto, imperceptible, insignificante, microscópico, minúsculo
Catalandiminut, imperceptible, insignificant, microscòpic, minúscul
Nounsatom(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

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