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sub·a·tom·ic

 (sŭb′ə-tŏm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to particles that are smaller than an atom.
2. Having dimensions or participating in reactions characteristic of the constituents of the atom.

subatomic

(ˌsʌbəˈtɒmɪk)
adj
1. (General Physics) of, relating to, or being a particle making up an atom or a process occurring within atoms: the electron is a subatomic particle.
2. (General Physics) having dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions

sub•a•tom•ic

(ˌsʌb əˈtɒm ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a process that occurs within an atom.
2. of or pertaining to particles contained in an atom, as electrons, protons, or neutrons.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subatomic - of or relating to constituents of the atom or forces within the atom; "subatomic particles"; "harnessing subatomic energy"
2.subatomic - of smaller than atomic dimensions
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
Translations
subatomique

subatomic

[ˌsʌbəˈtɒmɪk] ADJsubatómico

subatomic

[ˌsʌbəˈtɒmɪk] adjsubatomico/a

sub·a·tom·ic

a. subatómico-a, menor que un átomo.
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