HyperDic: atomic_number

English > 1 sense of the expression atomic number:
NOUNquantityatomic numberthe order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements
English > atomic number: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element.
Narrowermagic numberThe atomic number of an extra stable strongly bound atomic nucleus
BroadernumberA concept of quantity involving zero and units
Spanishnúmero atómico
Catalannombre atòmic

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