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atomicity

[ at-uh-mis-i-tee ]
/ ˌæt əˈmɪs ɪ ti /
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noun Chemistry.

the number of atoms in a molecule of a gas.

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Origin of atomicity

First recorded in 1860–65; atomic + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for atomicity

atomicity
/ (ˌætəˈmɪsɪtɪ) /

noun

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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