Video: pronunciation of 'atomic'
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较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， atomic 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: atomic /əˈtɒmɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Atomic means relating to atoms or to the power produced by splitting atoms.
- 美式英语: atomic
- 阿拉伯语: ذَرِّيّ
- 巴西葡萄牙语: atômico
- 简体中文: 原子的
- 克罗地亚语: atomski
- 捷克语: atomový
- 丹麦语: atom-
- 荷兰语: atomair
- 欧洲西班牙语: atómico
- 芬兰语: ydin-
- 法语: atomique
- 德语: atomar
- 希腊语: ατομικός
- 意大利语: atomico
- 日语: 原子力の
- 韩语: 원자의
- 挪威语: atom-
- 波兰语: atomowy
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: atómico
- 罗马尼亚语: atomic
- 俄语: атомный
- 西班牙语: atómico
- 瑞典语: atom-
- 泰语: เกี่ยวกับปรมาณู
- 土耳其语: nükleer
- 乌克兰语: атомний
- 越南语: thuộc nguyên tử
atomic 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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