Synonyms of atom


1. atom, substance

usage: (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

2. atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck, material, stuff

usage: (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

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