- the number of atoms in a molecule of a gas.
Origin of atomicity
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Now what is Dr. Larmor's opinion as to the atomicity of electricity?
So that the most recent researches into electricity confirm and establish the atomicity of the Aether.
Again, Dr. Larmor, in the same work, states that “the atomicity of electricity is coming within the scope of direct experiment.”
Apart, however, from the atomicity of the Aether, it is exceedingly difficult to understand how such a property can belong to it.
The harmonizing of the two theories, therefore, seems to rest upon the atomicity or non-atomicity of the Aether.
- the state of being made up of atoms
- the number of atoms in the molecules of an element
- a less common name for valency
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