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  • n. Alternative spelling of atomization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. separating something into fine particles.
  • n. annihilation by reducing something to atoms.

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  • n. separating something into fine particles
  • n. annihilation by reducing something to atoms

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  • "Green consumerism is another form of atomisation - a substitute for collective action. No political challenge can be met by shopping." - 'Eco-Junk', George Monbiot, 24 July 2007.

    December 11, 2007