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atom, atomicThese days, the word “atom” is used primarily in the scientific sense, to refer to … well, atoms. However, I also like to use it in its original sense (which is still valid), to refer to anything which is indivisible.
Ironically, the word was chosen for use as a scientific term because atoms were thought to be indivisible; it wasn't until much later that they were found to have components.
I'm not the only one who likes to use the word in its original sense—it is standard computer jargon.
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@ March (2000)