a long, spinelike process of a bone, especially the projection from the base of the temporal bone.
[suhb-uh-strin-juh nt] /ˌsʌb əˈstrɪn dʒənt/ adjective 1. slightly astringent.
[suhb-at-muh s-fer-ik, -feer-] /ˌsʌb æt məsˈfɛr ɪk, -ˈfɪər-/ adjective 1. (of a quantity) having a value lower than that of the atmosphere: subatmospheric temperatures.
noun, Chemistry. 1. any component of an atom.
adjective, Physics. 1. of or relating to a process that occurs within an atom. 2. noting or pertaining to a particle or particles contained in an atom, as electrons, protons, or neutrons. adjective 1. of, relating to, or being a particle making up an atom or a process occurring within atoms: the electron is a […]