atomicity

[at-uh-mis-i-tee]
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noun Chemistry.

the number of atoms in a molecule of a gas.

Nearby words

  1. atomic structure,
  2. atomic theory,
  3. atomic veteran,
  4. atomic volume,
  5. atomic weight,
  6. atomics,
  7. atomies,
  8. atomism,
  9. atomistic,
  10. atomization

Origin of atomicity

First recorded in 1860–65; atomic + -ity

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British Dictionary definitions for atomicity

atomicity

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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