atomistic theory

Definitions of atomistic theory
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n (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

Synonyms:
atomic theory, atomism, atomist theory
Antonyms:
holism, holistic theory
the theory that the parts of any whole cannot exist and cannot be understood except in their relation to the whole
Type of:
theory
a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena

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