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Definitions of atom:

part of speech: noun

The smallest mass of a molecular element.

part of speech: noun

The smallest possible quantity of an element which is capable of chemical action.

Usage examples for atom:

  • Fear, her fear of him, her awe, her oppressed terror fell from her, giving way to an infinite regret, a sorrow, a sense of loss that rushed over her, filling every cell, every atom of her being. "Six Women", Victoria Cross
  • Don't go to weep upon my grave, And think that there I be; They haven't left an atom there Of my anatomie. "The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood", Thomas Hood
  • The thrill of the contest took possession of her, and every nerve and muscle, every atom of her brain, was alert to do its best. "The Luckiest Girl in the School", Angela Brazil

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