atomistic atomistic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) divided into separate and often disparate elements

Usage(s):

  • They would have suburbia turn its back on this 'other directedness' and arrive at individual commitment through an atomistic thinking-through or insight.

News

  • Fusion foe lends a helping hand

    ( American Physical Society ) Recent laboratory experiments and atomistic simulations have found that the oxygen bound by lithium at the walls of fusion devices plays a key role in improving plasma performance.
    on November 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • Mr Tomlinson told a press conference in London that the reforms would "result in far less atomistic and mechanistic learning and allow a far greater passion for a subject".
    on Oct 18, 2004 By: Mike Tomlinson Source: guardian.co.uk

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