Examples of atomic in a Sentence
made atomic adjustments to the clock's mechanism to keep it from whirring as it ran
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Today though, few can point to any benefit of the atomic accord.
The deadline for action won’t come until May 12, when the president will need to renew a waiver on America’s nuclear sanctions against Iran — or else, violate the terms of the Obama-era agreement that froze Tehran’s atomic weapons program.
Like Iran, North Korea would have to begin any denuclearization pact with a comprehensive listing of all its atomic sites, factories and weapons — which American intelligence agencies would immediately compare with their own estimates.
But no bomb explodes and no mushroom cloud appears; Einstein’s words of advice, now decades old, remain hopeful of a future devoid of atomic detonations.
Much of what Netanyahu presented is unlikely to surprise world powers, which have long concluded that Iran was pursuing atomic weapons before the agreement was signed in 2015.
During this time, the elevated presence of some specific atomic isotopes indicate that the weakened magnetic field allowed more cosmic rays to reach the surface.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima at the end of World War II, alongside the bombing of Nagasaki days later, one of the deadliest military actions undertaken in human history.
Yet the technology of recent decades has endowed us with the means to envision pseudo-images and mathematical constructs of phenomena beyond naked perception: atomic nuclei, stellar infernos, contours of space-time.
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ATOMIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of atomic for English Language Learners
: of or relating to atoms
: of, relating to, or using the energy that is produced when atoms are split apart
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