subatomic

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adjective sub·atom·ic \-ə-ˈtä-mik\

Definition of subatomic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the inside of the atom

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being particles smaller than atoms

1874

First Known Use of subatomic

1874


SUBATOMIC Defined for English Language Learners

subatomic

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adjective sub·atom·ic \-ə-ˈtä-mik\

Definition of subatomic for English Language Learners

  • : smaller than an atom

  • : of or relating to the inside of an atom


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subatomic

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adjective sub·atom·ic \ˌsəb-ə-ˈtäm-ik\

Medical Definition of subatomic

  1. 1:  of or relating to the inside of the atom

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being particles smaller than atoms

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