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From Old French atome from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] atomus (“‘smallest particle’”) from Ancient Greek ἄτομος (atomos), “‘indivisible’”) from ἀ- (a-), “‘not’”) + τέμνω (temnō), “‘I cut’”).
- IPA: /ˈætəm/
- (obsolete) The smallest mediaeval unit of time, equal to fifteen ninety-fourths of a second.
- (historical) A theoretical particle of matter, imagined to be incapable of further division; the smallest possible unit of substance.
- (physics) The smallest possible amount of matter which still retains its identity as a chemical element, now known to consist of a nucleus surrounded by electrons.
- (mathematics) A non-zero member of a Boolean algebra that is not a union of any other elements.
- The smallest, indivisible constituent part or unit of something.
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atom m. sg.
- atom (physics)
- IPA: /ˈɒtom/
- Hyphenation: atom
atom (plural atomok)
Declension of atom
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- atom; the smallest particle to retain the properties of the element
- (historical) atom; the theoretically smallest possible particle
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