Definition of Subatom

1. n. A hypothetical component of a chemical atom, on the theory that the elements themselves are complex substances; -- called also atomicule.



Definition of Subatom

1. Noun. Any particle that is smaller than an atom. ¹

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Definition of Subatom

1. a component of an atom [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subatom

subarytenoid
subas
subash
subashes
subashi
subashis
subaspect
subaspects
subastral
subastringent
subatlantic
subatmosphere
subatmospheric
subatom (current term)
subatomic
subatomic particle
subatomic particles
subatomically
subatoms
subattribute
subattributes
subaudi
subaudible
subaudio
subaudite
subaudition
subauditions
subaural

Literary usage of Subatom

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1. Aether and Matter: A Development of the Dynamical Relations of the Aether to by Joseph Larmor (1900)
"... and an electric field must be a field of strain: hence each subatom with its permanent electric charge must be surrounded by a field of permanent or ..."

2. Aether and Matter: A Development of the Dynamical Relations of the Aether to by Joseph Larmor (1900)
"... and an electric field must be a field of strain: hence each subatom with its permanent electric charge must be surrounded by a field of permanent or ..."

3. Aether and Matter: A Development of the Dynamical Relations of the Aether to by Joseph Larmor (1900)
"... and an electric field must be a field of strain: hence each subatom with its permanent electric charge must be surrounded by a field of permanent or ..."

4. The Electron: Its Isolation and Measurement and the Determination of Some of by Robert Andrews Millikan (1917)
"6. Do all atoms possess similar constituents ? In other words, is there a primordial subatom out of which atoms are made ? ..."

5. Studies in Spectrum Analysis by Norman Lockyer, Joseph Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... of the " atom " of a metal and of the " subatom " of a metalloid (by which term I define that mass of matter which gives us a spectrum of fluted spaces, ..."

6. Grundzüge der Sprachpsychologie by Ottmar Dittrich (1903)
"... sie müßten aber dann in dieser Forderung noch weiter gehen und ein Atom oder subatom eines Neurons als Substrat fordern. In der Tat aber ist es völlig ..."

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