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"diatomic" in British English

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diatomicadjective

uk   us   /ˌdaɪ.əˈtɒm.ɪk/ specialized
A diatomic molecule consists of two ​atoms of the same ​type: The ​symbol for diatomic ​nitrogen is N2.
(Definition of diatomic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diatomic" in American English

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diatomicadjective [not gradable]

 /ˌdɑɪ·əˈtɑm·ɪk/
chemistry describes a ​molecule that has two ​atoms of the same ​kind
(Definition of diatomic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diatomic”
in Spanish Diatómico…
in Vietnamese hai nguyên tử…
in Malaysian dwiatom…
in Thai ที่ประกอบด้วย 2 อะตอม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双原子的(分子)…
in Indonesian dwiatom…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙原子的(分子)…
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