Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of atom.

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Examples

  • The first Life-Wave catches up these bubbles, and whirls them into the various arrangements which we call the atoms of the several planes, and aggregates them into the molecules, and on the physical plane into the chemical elements.

    Occult Chemistry Clairvoyant Observations on the Chemical Elements

  • One class of them think they have found it out by supposing every thing in the universe reduced to very fine powder, consisting of very small grains, which they call atoms; or, if that is not fine enough, into gas, of which it is supposed the particles are too fine to be perceived; and then by different arrangements of these atoms, according to the laws of attraction and electricity, the various elements of the world were made, and arranged in its present form.

    Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith Being an Examination of the Evidences of Infidelity

  • A particular example is the definition of frequent, simple single-ended amino acid binding sites, whose focus on affinity for side chain atoms frees α-carbon substituents for the posited peptide forming reactions (Fig. 7).

    Are Stereochemical Explanations Causally Sufficient?

  • Bush bots can juggle electrons and build atoms from the ground up.

    MIND MELD: What Are The Coolest Robots in Science Fiction?

  • Blown to atoms is the phrase I wanted to draw particular attention to, because I think it is bizarre and inappropriate in the context.

    The atomic theory of sub-headings

  • In the same way, the orbits of electrons in atoms would not have been stable, and life based on chemistry would have been impossible.

    Again, there is absolutely no teleology involved

  • The arrangement of atoms is just the same a moment after death as it was a moment before, but now it's merely matter to be recycled as matter always is recycled.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • The arrangement of atoms is just the same a moment after death as it was a moment before, but now it's merely matter to be recycled as matter always is recycled.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • In the same way, the orbits of electrons in atoms would not have been stable, and life based on chemistry would have been impossible.

    A Third Choice (ID Hypothesis)

  • The arrangement of atoms is just the same a moment after death as it was a moment before, but now it's merely matter to be recycled as matter always is recycled.

    Coordinated Evolution

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