atoom

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch atoom.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

atoom (plural atome, diminutive atoompie)

  1. An atom

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French atome, from Latin atomus, from Ancient Greek ἄτομος (átomos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

atoom n (plural atomen, diminutive atoompje n)

  1. (physics) An atom (building bloc of molecules)
  2. (figuratively) A tiny bit

Derived terms[edit]

In compounds it often refers to nuclear power or nuclear bombs.

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: atoom
  • Indonesian: atom
  • Papiamentu: atom
  • West Frisian: atoom