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intra-atomic

[in-truh-uh-tom-ik] /ˌɪn trə əˈtɒm ɪk/
adjective
1.
within an atom or atoms.
Origin of intra-atomic
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Those radiations originate we know not where, probably as a result of intra-atomic reactions.

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
  • It is also evident that they have solved the secret of intra-atomic energy.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • And of course they've got intra-atomic energy the same as we have.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • Besides, if he had either radioactive accumulators or intra-atomic energy, he would have cut us up long ago.

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
  • No scientist upon Osnome has ever had an inkling that intra-atomic energy exists.

    The Skylark of Space Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • Like fire, only worse, intra-atomic energy was a good servant, but a terrible master.

    The Vortex Blaster Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for intra-atomic

intra-atomic

/ˌɪntrəəˈtɒmɪk/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring within an atom or atoms Compare interatomic
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