atomic

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atomic

  1. (physics, chemistry) Of or relating to atoms
    A stream of atomic hydrogen is emitted
  2. Of or employing nuclear energy or processes
    We built a small atomic bomb in the garage
  3. Infinitesimally small
    The hairs on a bedbug are almost atomic
  4. Unable to be split or made any smaller
    A bit is an atomic item of data
  5. (computing) Said of an operation that is guaranteed to either complete fully, or not at all.
    In order to avoid race conditions, this operation has to be atomic

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