Definition of 'atomic'
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The President has the power to unleash atomic warfare with one phone call. The Sun (2016)What is the difference between a hydrogen bomb and an atomic bomb? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is also the basis for the most precise atomic clocks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then the company went into the atomic energy field. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Our own power of atomic destruction has turned out to be just too powerful to be used. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)Japan relies on atomic power for one third of its electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)X-rays can spy inside crystals to discover the "bones' of the atomic structure. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The fault lies not with atomic clocks, but with the day itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet if global warming is the challenge, atomic energy is the only solution. The Sun (2006)The energy is atomic, the scene epic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Critics highlight clean-up costs as one of the main arguments against atomic energy. The Sun (2006)It also makes sure you're on time by checking in with the atomic clock twice a day. The Sun (2009)THE bungling official who lost secrets of an atomic power plant deserves a nuclear rocket up his backside. The Sun (2012)These constraints force its constituent minerals to change their atomic structure, goaded beyond endurance as they lie progressively deeper. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Four other upgraded atomic weapons are planned as part of a modernisation push that is expected to cost $1 trillion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are banking on a new fleet of atomic power plants coming on stream at the end of the next decade to replace the old ones. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One was an officer in MI5, one worked on the atomic bomb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once Pyongyang had given up its atomic weapons the next step would be economic integration through shared projects and co-operation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They were first introduced in 1972, by which time atomic and astronomical clocks were already ten seconds out of kilter and all ten were added at once. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'atomic'
British English: atomic /əˈtɒmɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Atomic means relating to atoms or to the power produced by splitting atoms.
- American English: atomic
- Arabic: ذَرِّيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: atômico
- Chinese: 原子的
- Croatian: atomski
- Czech: atomový
- Danish: atom-
- Dutch: atomair
- European Spanish: atómico
- Finnish: ydin-
- French: atomique
- German: atomar
- Greek: ατομικός
- Italian: atomico
- Japanese: 原子力の
- Korean: 원자의
- Norwegian: atom-
- Polish: atomowy
- European Portuguese: atómico
- Romanian: atomic
- Russian: атомный
- Spanish: atómico
- Swedish: atom-
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับปรมาณู
- Turkish: nükleer
- Ukrainian: атомний
- Vietnamese: thuộc nguyên tử
Definition of atomic from the Collins English Dictionary
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