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Definitionthe 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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