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preatomic

[pree-uh-tom-ik] /ˌpri əˈtɒm ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the period of history preceding the atomic age.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; pre- + atomic
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  • There was no reason to doubt it in those preatomic days.

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