Usage examples for atomic

  1. Well, as a race, so did we until only a few centuries pre- atomic. – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  2. We can no longer attack them with our atomic hydrogen blast, or with the gas- both are useless unless we can get close to them, and we can't come within ten miles of them now. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  3. Only two of our senses make us acquainted with matter in a state which may be said to approach the atomic- smell and taste. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  4. In accordance with the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, the Commission established under that law is assuming full jurisdiction over domestic atomic energy enterprise. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. While mere weight and brawn are not everything, I yet tremble to consider what may happen to the slight, atomic youth who will oppose him. – The Turner Twins by Ralph Henry Barbour
  6. That old Amazing Stories is long since gone; the magazine of the same name today is as different as the times today are different from the world of 1930. Science- fiction was new, in 1930; atomic energy was a dream we believed in, and space- travel was something we tried to understand better. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  7. There'd been two attempts to blast it with atomic bombs. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  8. The atomic facts which we come to know in this way are the facts of sense- perception; at any rate, the facts of sense- perception are those which we most obviously and certainly come to know in this way. – Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
  9. These visitors of mine had their atomic bomb, or whatever their equivalent was on their own worlds, and survived it, because they didn't give up. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
  10. With atomic engines and the new, low- mass shielding, fuel quantity was a problem of dollars only- and none had been spared for this voyage. – Fly By Night by Arthur Dekker Savage
  11. But on Xlarbti, which is composed entirely of Sthalreh, your atomic nature and physical constitution are so different from ours that they were unaffected by the energy that ordinarily transports objects here." – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
  12. The electric force keeps the atoms always moving; the magnetic force keeps them or would keep them in atomic balance, or at rest, but electricity keeps magnetism always on the alert, and between the action of the two, or attraction and repulsion, all visible forms are evolved and dissolved. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  13. They thread gigantic, the star- flung spaces; they creep, atomic, beneath the microscope's peering eye. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  14. And if you'll promise to keep this thing as close a secret as you would some information about atomic energy, I'll go to bed and let you settle your personal problems in private. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  15. Perhaps- Coburn's nails bit into his palms when this was suggested- perhaps this was a proposal to let the Invaders examine an atomic bomb, American- style. – The Invaders by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  16. A single atomic bomb and a half dozen tubes of rocket fuel remained. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin