atomicity


atomicity

atomicity [at-uh-mis-i-tee] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. the number of atoms in a molecule of a gas.
  2. valence.

Origin of atomicity First recorded in 1860–65; atomic + -ity Examples from the Web for atomicity Historical Examples of atomicity

  • Now what is Dr. Larmor’s opinion as to the atomicity of electricity?

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • So that the most recent researches into electricity confirm and establish the atomicity of the Aether.

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • Again, Dr. Larmor, in the same work, states that “the atomicity of electricity is coming within the scope of direct experiment.”

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • Apart, however, from the atomicity of the Aether, it is exceedingly difficult to understand how such a property can belong to it.

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • The harmonizing of the two theories, therefore, seems to rest upon the atomicity or non-atomicity of the Aether.

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper

  • British Dictionary definitions for atomicity atomicity noun

    1. the state of being made up of atoms
    2. the number of atoms in the molecules of an element
    3. a less common name for valency

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