[ pree-uh-tom-ik ]
/ ˌpri əˈtɒm ɪk /
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of or relating to the period of history preceding the atomic age.
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How to use preatomic in a sentence
There was an ancient word, originating in one of the lost languages of Pre-Atomic Terra—sixtifor.A Slave is a Slave|Henry Beam Piper
But Lenin was a pre-atomic man, who viewed society and history with pre-atomic eyes.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman|Harry S. Truman
They were like the wolf of pre-atomic days who huffed and puffed to blow the house down.Acid Bath|Vaseleos Garson
Well, as a race, so did we until only a few centuries pre-atomic.Oomphel in the Sky|Henry Beam Piper