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atom
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
the smallest part of any material that cannot be broken up by chemical means; comprised of a nucleus of protons and neutrons surrounded by orbiting electrons
  • Drag him down, and crush him to atoms, that the place which knows him may know him no more!'
    Chapter 3 (39% in)
  • One state resembles setting a hungry man down to a single dish, on which he may concentrate his entire appetite and do it justice; the other, introducing him to a table laid out by French cooks: he can perhaps extract as much enjoyment from the whole; but each part is a mere atom in his regard and remembrance.'
    Chapter 7 (94% in)

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