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Definition of Subatomic

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of or pertaining to particles within an atom; of or pertaining to processes occurring within an atom
Subatomic Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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1. of or relating to constituents of the atom or forces within the atom; "subatomic particles"; "harnessing subatomic energy"
(pertainym) atom
2. of dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions
(similar) microscopic, microscopical, small
Subatomic Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles smaller than atoms. (although some subatomic particles have mass greater than some atoms). There are two types of subatomic particles: elementary particles, which according to current theories are not made of other particles; and composite particles. Particle physics and nuclear physics study these particles and how they interact.

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