Definition of Subatomic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to constituents of the atom or forces within the atom. "Harnessing subatomic energy"

Partainyms: Atom



2. Adjective. Of smaller than atomic dimensions.
Similar to: Little, Small

Definition of Subatomic

1. Adjective. (physics) Relating to particles that are constituents of the atom, or are smaller than an atom; such as proton, neutron, electron, etc. ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to any length or mass that is smaller in scale than a the diameter of a hydrogen atom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subatomic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subatomic

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subash
subashes
subashi
subashis
subaspect
subaspects
subastral
subastringent
subatlantic
subatmosphere
subatmospheric
subatom
subatomic (current term)
subatomic particle
subatomic particles
subatomically
subatoms
subattribute
subattributes
subaudi
subaudible
subaudio
subaudite
subaudition
subauditions
subaural
subaverage

Literary usage of Subatomic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1916)
"But in the deep interior of the sun where the temperature and pressure are inconceivably high, the release of the subatomic energies may possibly be much ..."

2. The Absorption Spectra of Solutions of Comparatively Rare Salts Including by Harry Clary Jones, William Walker Strong (1911)
"Very little evidence of such subatomic systems is at hand, yet the present theory of radioactivity gives very strong support to this view and indicates that ..."

3. Paradoxes of Free Will by Gunther Siegmund Stent (2002)
"These three counterintuitive properties of subatomic objects are essential parts of the formal structure of atomic physics. We will return to these bizarre ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Terms by James Fitton Couch (1920)
"subatomic. Pertaining to the chemistry of radioactive substances and their products. subatomic Decomposition. Radioactive elements disintegrate by subatomic ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemical Terms by James Fitton Couch (1920)
"subatomic. Pertaining to the chemistry of radioactive substances and their products. subatomic Decomposition. Radioactive elements disintegrate by subatomic ..."

6. The Dimensional Structure of Consciousness: A Physical Basis for Immaterialism by Samuel Avery (1995)
"Another similarity between subatomic particles and observers is that the behavior of ... As with subatomic particles, the greater the number of observers, ..."

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