diatomic

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See also: diatòmic

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

di- +‎ atomic

Adjective[edit]

diatomic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry, of a molecule etc.) Consisting of two atoms.
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Noun[edit]

diatomic (plural diatomics)

  1. (chemistry) A diatomic molecule or other species

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Etymology 2[edit]

diatom +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

diatomic (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Of or relating to diatoms.
    • 2019, Joseph Seckbach, ‎Richard Gordon, Diatoms: Fundamentals and Applications (page xxiv)
      Cytological studies of the silicon diatomic cell wall, exhibiting the most beautiful diatoms appearance, are presented by Karsten and Holzinger, by Witkowski, and by others.