diatomic
diatomic di`a*tom"ic (d[imac]`[.a]*t[o^]m"[i^]k), a. [Pref. di- + atomic.] (Chem.) (a) Containing two atoms. (b) Having two replaceable atoms or radicals. [1913 Webster]

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  • diatomic — ► ADJECTIVE Chemistry ▪ consisting of two atoms …   English terms dictionary

  • diatomic — [dī΄ə täm′ik] adj. [ DI 1 + ATOMIC] 1. having two atoms in the molecule 2. having two replaceable atoms or radicals in the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • diatomic — 1. adjective Consisting of two atoms. 2. noun A diatomic molecule or other species …   Wiktionary

  • diatomic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1859 consisting of two atoms ; having two atoms in the molecule …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • diatòmic — di|a|tò|mic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • diatomic — adj. (Chemistry) having two atoms within one molecule; bivalent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diatomic — [ˌdʌɪə tɒmɪk] adjective Chemistry consisting of two atoms …   English new terms dictionary

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