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Atom vs. Tetroxide

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Atomnoun

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.

Tetroxidenoun

(chemistry) any oxide containing four oxygen atoms in each molecule

Atomnoun

(history of science) A hypothetical particle posited by Greek philosophers as an ultimate and indivisible component of matter.

Tetroxidenoun

An oxide having four atoms of oxygen in the molecule; a quadroxide; as, osmium tetroxide, OsO4.

Atomnoun

The smallest, indivisible constituent part or unit of something.

Atomnoun

(historical) The smallest medieval unit of time, equal to fifteen ninety-fourths of a second.

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Atomnoun

A mote of dust in a sunbeam.

Atomnoun

A very small amount; a whit.

Atomnoun

An individual number or symbol, as opposed to a list; a scalar value.

Atomnoun

A non-zero member of a Boolean algebra that is not a union of any other elements. Or, a non-zero member of a Boolean lattice that has only zero below it.

β€˜In a Venn diagram, an atom is depicted as an area circumscribed by lines but not cut by any line.’;

Atomnoun

An element of a set that is not itself a set; an urelement.

Atomnoun

(usually capitalised as "Atom") A member of an age group division in hockey for ten- to 11-year-olds.

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Atomnoun

An ultimate indivisible particle of matter.

Atomnoun

The smallest particle of matter that can enter into combination; one of the elementary constituents of a molecule.

Atomnoun

Anything extremely small; a particle; a whit.

β€˜There was not an atom of water.’;

Atomverb

To reduce to atoms.

Atomnoun

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

Atomnoun

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

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Atom

An atom is the smallest unit of ordinary matter that forms a chemical element. Every solid, liquid, gas, and plasma is composed of neutral or ionized atoms.

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