Examples of atomic in a Sentence
made atomic adjustments to the clock's mechanism to keep it from whirring as it ran
Recent Examples of atomic from the Web
That’s why the Germans needed the heavy water; their strategy for producing an atomic explosion depended upon it.
Recent productions have remade Faust as an atomic scientist, others as a 21st-century Everyman, grappling with self-doubt and the forces of good and evil within.
Dwight Eisenhower’s first inaugural showcased an 85-ton atomic cannon, and the second, a Redstone ballistic missile.
Russia had recently detonated its first atomic weapon, ushering in an age of global anxiety.
Eisenhower, for example, touted the prototype of an atomic cannon at his inaugural procession — along with hundreds of horses, three elephants and an Alaskan dog team.
This nickel titanium alloy rearranges at an atomic level and regains its shape once the load is taken off.
Sole said the utility would file a request with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Tuesday to extend operating permits by another 20 years, following a nationwide trend as the industry struggles with its aging atomic fleet.
In 1951, an era of atomic testing in the Nevada desert began as an Air Force plane dropped a one-kiloton bomb on Frenchman Flat.
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First Known Use of atomic
astronomical (also astronomic), colossal, cosmic, elephantine, enormous, giant, gigantic, herculean, heroic, huge, immense, mammoth, massive, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, prodigious, titanic, tremendous;
big, bulky, bumper, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, grand, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, super, whacking, whopping;
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