Translation of atomic in Spanish:

atomic

Pronunciation: /əˈtɑːmɪk; əˈtɒmɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (of atoms) atómico
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    • Its output of particles (electrons, protons, ions and atomic nuclei) is approximately one million tonnes per second.
    • Later, Rutherford also discovered the atomic nucleus and the proton.
    • Because of its weak interaction with atomic nuclei, the neutrino travels freely through any material object and is very difficult to observe.
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    • The team has used gases such as ethanol to prevent oxidation and atomic oxygen or hydrogen to remove contamination and provide in-situ cleaning.
    • At that temperature, the gas has enough energy to excite molecular hydrogen but not atomic hydrogen.
    • It consists of atomic and molecular hydrogen, with 10 per cent of helium.
    1.2 (nuclear) [warfare/power/energy] atómico the atomic age la era atómica
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    • It is precisely those features which are undesirable in a nuclear reactor that are vital in an atomic weapon.
    • Just as nuclear scientists concerned about lethal radioactivity oppose atomic weapons, should marine scientists campaign for an end to coal-fired power stations?
    • The centrality of atomic fission and fusion is giving way to the collection, processing, fusion, and dissemination of information.

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