Definition of monatomic in English:

monatomic

Line breaks: mon|atom¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒnəˈtɒmɪk
 
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adjective

Chemistry
Consisting of one atom.
More example sentences
  • Although the most common anion formed by oxygen is monatomic, oxygen can also form diatomic ions known as peroxides and superoxides (monovalent).
  • For example, aluminum, helium, and sodium are monatomic elements, or elements whose atoms can exist alone, without forming molecules.
  • Data for monatomic gases like argon and helium give exact agreement, and many diatomic gases show experimental results in close accord with the theory.

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