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Q: What is is the greek word for uncuttable?
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What language did atom come from?

the greek word atomos which means uncuttable


Which Greek philosopher first used a Greek word meaning uncuttable to describe matter?

Lucretius, Leucippus and Democritus all used the Latin word atomus, from the Greek atomos meaning irreducible or uncuttable to describe the nature of matter. The English chemist John Dalton resurrected the lost word in 1805.


What does atoms mean in greek?

It mean uncuttable


What is the mening atoms?

Atoms are the building blocks of matter. The word means that it is literally "uncuttable" in Greek.


What is the greek root word for nucleoid?

The root for nucleoid is nucleus, which is not, sadly, either a Greek word or root. The Greek root meaning irreducible or uncuttable is atomos, from which we get the word atom, atomic, etc.


What is the greek root for nucleoid?

The root for nucleoid is nucleus, which is not, sadly, either a Greek word or root. The Greek root meaning irreducible or uncuttable is atomos, from which we get the word atom, atomic, etc.


Why did Democritus call the smallest piece of matter an atomos?

Democritus got the word atom from his mentor Leucippus. The word atom is Greek for indivisible. He said that all matter was made up of these atoms which were indivisible and indestructible.


Who coined the word atom?

The Greeks, from the word atomon, meaning "uncuttable, indivisible."


How do you use uncuttable in a sentence?

Number nine tie wire is uncuttable with tin snips.


Who said atoms are uncuttable?

Yes, atoms are uncuttable by chemical processes.


What metal is uncuttable?

Tungsten


If you took an uncuttable metal and made a sword from it would it be able to cut the uncuttable metal?

That depends on the electrical conductivity; however, "diamonds cut diamonds." ;)