Of or regarding atoms associated with atomism
- divided into separate and frequently disparate elements
- Of or related to atoms; regarding atomism.
1809, in mention of the ancient philosophical doctrine of atomism (1670s); modern philosophical sense (logical atomism) traces to 1914 and Bertrand Russell.
(a.) Of or regarding atoms; relating to atomism.
He was at issue, however, with the atomistic materialism of Democritus in regard to its twin assumptions of absolute atoms and infinite space.