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at·o·mic·i·ty

 (ăt′ə-mĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The state of being composed of atoms.
2. Chemistry
a. The number of atoms in a molecule.
b. Valence.
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atomicity

(ˌætəˈmɪsɪtɪ)
n
1. (Atomic Physics) the state of being made up of atoms
2. (Chemistry) the number of atoms in the molecules of an element
3. (Chemistry) a less common name for valency
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at•o•mic•i•ty

(ˌæt əˈmɪs ɪ ti)

n.
1. the number of atoms in a molecule of a gas.
2. valence.
[1860–65]
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atomicity

The atomicity of an element is the number of atoms in one molecule of the element
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atomicity

[ˌætəˈmɪsɪtɪ] n (Chem) → atomicità
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