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intra-atomic

[in-truh-uh-tom-ik]
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adjective
  1. within an atom or atoms.

Origin of intra-atomic

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for intra-atomic

Historical Examples

  • It is also evident that they have solved the secret of intra-atomic energy.

    Skylark Three

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • And of course they've got intra-atomic energy the same as we have.

    Skylark Three

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • No scientist upon Osnome has ever had an inkling that intra-atomic energy exists.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • Like fire, only worse, intra-atomic energy was a good servant, but a terrible master.

    The Vortex Blaster

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Those radiations originate we know not where, probably as a result of intra-atomic reactions.

    Spacehounds of IPC

    Edward Elmer Smith


British Dictionary definitions for intra-atomic

intra-atomic

adjective
  1. existing or occurring within an atom or atomsCompare interatomic
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