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monoatomic

[mon-oh-uh-tom-ik] /ˌmɒn oʊ əˈtɒm ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for monoatomic

monatomic

/ˌmɒnəˈtɒmɪk/
adjective (chem)
1.
(of an element) having or consisting of single atoms: argon is a monatomic gas
2.
(of a compound or molecule) having only one atom or group that can be replaced in a chemical reaction
3.
a less common word for monovalent

monoatomic

/ˌmɒnəʊəˈtɒmɪk/
adjective
1.
a variant of monatomic
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