Definition of subatomic in English:

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Pronunciation: /sʌbəˈtɒmɪk/


Smaller than or occurring within an atom.
Example sentences
  • Related to this effort, the supercomputer will be used for calculations in quantum chromodynamics - the physics theory that describes the interactions of subatomic quarks and gluons.
  • The delineation of atomic substructure and mechanisms of subatomic processes evolved into the modern study of particle physics.
  • Angular momentum is also important for scientists trying to understand subatomic physics.

Words that rhyme with subatomic

agronomic, astronomic, atomic, comic, economic, ergonomic, gastronomic, metronomic, palindromic, physiognomic, taxonomic, tragicomic

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