Definition of tetratomic in English:

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tetratomic

Pronunciation: /ˌtetrəˈtämik/

adjective

Chemistry
Consisting of four atoms.
Example sentences
  • Wide amplitude rovibrational bound state calculations in tri- and tetratomic molecules have advanced enormously in recent years.
  • What is the key difference between your various structures, in how various tetratomic molecules have different shape?
  • Seen here is a 2D stroboscopic history of the collision of four diatomic molecules, a tetratomic molecule, and an atom.

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Syllabification: tet·ra·tom·ic

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