- Also a·tom·i·cal .
- a·tom·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·a·tom·ic, adjective
- non·a·tom·i·cal, adjective
- non·a·tom·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use atomic in a sentence
Many types of qubits are made from bits of metal or other material deposited on a surface, resulting in slight differences between qubits on an atomic level.‘Designer molecules’ could create tailor-made quantum devices | Emily Conover | February 9, 2021 | Science News
At this atomic level, the mechanics of quantum physics also come into play, with some seriously intriguing results.This ‘Quantum Brain’ Would Mimic Our Own to Speed Up AI | Shelly Fan | February 9, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Part of that comes from the need to closely examine every relevant molecule, studying its chemical composition and interactions as well as its physical structure at the atomic level.Nanome raises $3 million to help scientists get up close with molecular structures in VR | Sophie Burkholder | February 9, 2021 | TechCrunch
Instead, these market forces create opportunities for publishers to innovate by investing in owning the relationship with their users and looking to tap the “atomic” power unleashed when splitting first-party audience data from onsite inventory.Splitting the atom: Decoupling audience from inventory unleashes power of pubs | Trevor Grigoruk | February 9, 2021 | Digiday
In 1911, at the University of Manchester in England, he deduced the existence of the atomic nucleus in analyzing results of experiments by his assistants Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden.
Following this line of reasoning to its logical conclusion, the way to achieve world peace is to give everyone atomic bombs.
Transcripts from hearings held by the atomic Energy Commission in 1954 have recently been declassified and studied by scholars.
Producing one H-bomb would have diverted enough resources to produce 80 atomic warheads.
In 1957 the U.S. Army first fielded artillery able to fire shells with atomic warheads.
One of these critics was William Borden, executive director of the congressional joint committee on atomic energy.
We only know that under certain conditions the old atomic associations break up, and new ones are formed.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
You have atomic weapons you intend using against your enemy—against the Eastern Empire?Restricted Tool | Malcolm B. Morehart
Factories a long way under ground, behind the Soviet lines, factories that had once made atomic projectiles, now almost forgotten.Second Variety | Philip Kindred Dick
Then the author tells us of the atomic hypothesis of the formation of the Great World.
Obviously this electric time impulsor is a machine in the nature of an atomic integrator.The Day Time Stopped Moving | Bradner Buckner
British Dictionary definitions for atomic
of, using, or characterized by atomic bombs or atomic energy: atomic warfare
of, related to, or comprising atoms: atomic hydrogen
extremely small; minute
logic (of a sentence, formula, etc) having no internal structure at the appropriate level of analysis. In predicate calculus, Fa is an atomic sentence and Fx an atomic predicate
- atomically, adverb
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Scientific definitions for atomic
Relating to an atom or to atoms.
Employing nuclear energy.
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