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Definition of Atom

Atom

  1. An ultimate indivisible particle of matter.
  2. An ultimate particle of matter not necessarily indivisible; a molecule.
  3. A constituent particle of matter, or a molecule supposed to be made up of subordinate particles.
  4. The smallest particle of matter that can enter into combination; one of the elementary constituents of a molecule.
  5. Anything extremely small; a particle; a whit.
  6. To reduce to atoms.

Atom Quotations

The atom bomb was no 'great decision.' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
Harry S Truman

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein

The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn't.
Mao Zedong

New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture.
Jackson Pollock
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Atom Translations

atom in Danish is atom
atom in Dutch is atoom
atom in French is atome
atom in German is Atom {n}
atom in Swedish is atom
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