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atom

noun [C]  us   /ˈæt̬·əm/
physics the smallest unit of any chemical element, consisting of a positive nucleus surrounded by negative electrons . Atoms can combine to form a molecule .
Translations of “atom”
in Arabic ذَرَّة…
in Korean 원자…
in Malaysian atom, sedikit pun…
in French atome, parcelle…
in Turkish atom…
in Italian atomo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原子…
in Russian атом…
in Polish atom…
in Vietnamese nguyên tử, vật nhỏ…
in Spanish átomo, ápice, pizca…
in Portuguese átomo…
in Thai อะตอม, ปริมาณที่น้อยมาก…
in German das Atom, das Körnchen…
in Catalan àtom…
in Japanese 原子…
in Indonesian atom, sedikit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原子…
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