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triatomic

/tri·atom·ic/ (-ah-tom´ik) containing three atoms.
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In 1872, scientists determined that ozone was a triatomic form of oxygen, or O3.
Slightly higher in the atmosphere, hydrogen molecules ionized by the incoming electrons combine with hydrogen atoms to become ionized triatomic hydrogen ([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
The electricity ionizes some oxygen molecules down to oxygen atoms, which then combine with other oxygen molecules to form ozone, the triatomic form of oxygen.
Chapter 16 - Photodissociation of triatomic molecules.
Water molecules are triatomic, with six kinetic degrees of freedom at room temperature (three translational, three rotational).
Ozone also known as triatomic oxygen and trioxygen is a naturally occurring compound consisting of three oxygen atoms.
NIST has made available on the Web three linked databases of the microwave and RF spectra of diatomic, triatomic, and hydrocarbon molecules.
But if sufficient stimulus is applied, the bonds of the triatomic azide ion will be broken and energetically favoured [N.
2]S), carbon monosulfide (CS), di- and triatomic carbon ([C.
Ozone is triatomic oxygen, a naturally occurring form of oxygen made in our atmosphere by lightning and ultra-violet rays from the sun.