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superatom (plural superatoms)
- (physics, chemistry) A metamaterial, a cluster of atoms which acts like a single atom. It seems to exhibit some of the properties of elemental atoms.
- (organic chemistry) One or more atoms of a basic structure that are replaced by amplificants in the amplification process of phane nomenclature
a cluster of atoms which seems to exhibit some of the properties of elemental atoms