monatomic definition

  • adjective:
    • developing as solitary atoms: Helium is a monatomic gasoline.
    • Having one changeable atom or radical.
    • Univalent.
    • Of an element, comprising just one atom within the molecule; like: the noble fumes. Note: strictly talking, a molecule has about two atoms.
    • of or associated with a component composed of one atom
  • adverb:
    • composed of, or containing, one atom.
    • Having the equivalence or replacing power of an atom of hydrogen; univalent.
  • others:
    • obtaining the exact same valence or atomicity as hydrogen, represented by unity.

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