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subatomic

1. of, relating to, or being a particle making up an atom or a process occurring within atoms
2. having dimensions smaller than atomic dimensions
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In quantum physics, a subatomic element can behave either as a wave or a particle at the same time.
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Particles that are even smaller than an atom are called "subatomic." The main subatomic particles that make up atoms are protons, electrons and neutrons.
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