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SUBATOMIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subatomic mean? 

SUBATOMIC (adjective)
  The adjective SUBATOMIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to constituents of the atom or forces within the atom
2. of dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions

  Familiarity information: SUBATOMIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBATOMIC (adjective)


Sense 1subatomic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to constituents of the atom or forces within the atom

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

subatomic particles / harnessing subatomic energy

Pertainym:

atom ((physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element)


Sense 2subatomic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions

Similar:

microscopic; microscopical (too small to be seen except under a microscope)


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