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ἄτομος , ον,
A.uncut, unmown,λειμώνS.Tr.200; “. πώγωνος βάθηEphipp.14.7; “. λίβανοςin lumps, Dsc.1.68.1; ἄτομον, τό, = ὑοσκύαμος, dub. in Ps.-Dsc.4.68 (cf. ἀταῖος).
2. Gramm., of words, not compound, D.H.Th.22.
II. that cannot be cut, indivisible,γραμμαίArist.Ph.206a17, cf. LI968a1; “μεγέθηId.Ph.187a3; esp. of particles of matter, ἐτεῇ ἄτομα (sc. σώματα)“ καὶ κενόνDemocr.9, 125, cf. An.404a2, Metaph.1039a10; in full, “. σώματαId.Cael.303a21, Epicur.Nat.14Fr.5: sg., ἄτομόν ἐστι σῶμα στερεόν . . Id.p.129.24 U.; also “. φύσειςDemocr. ap. Diog.Oen.5, Epicur.Ep.1p.7U.; ἄτομοι, αἱ, ib.p.14 U.,al., Phld.Sign.5,al., Alciphr.1.34.
2. of Time, “οὐχ οἷόν τε εἰς . χρόνους διαιρεῖσθαι τὸν χρόνονArist.Ph.263b27; “κατ᾽ . χρόνονId.Sens.447b18; ἐν ἀτόμῳ in a moment, Id.Ph. 236a6, 1 Ep.Cor.15.52; “ἐν . ὀργῆςSm.Is.54.8.
b. metaph., infinitely small,διαφοραίPlu.Phoc.3.
III. in Logic, individual, of terms, Pl.Sph.229d; of the εἶδος, Arist.Metaph.1034a8, de An.414b27.
2. individual, Id.APo.96b11, al.: Subst. ἄτομον, τό, Id.Cat. 1b6, 3a38, Metaph.1058a18 (pl.), Plot.6.2.2, al.
3. of the summum genus,πρὶν εἰς τὰ . ἐλθεῖνArist.Metaph.994b21. Adv. “ἀτόμως, ὑπάρχεινimmediately, without the intervention of a middle term, Id.APo.79a33.
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    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 15.52
    • Plato, Sophist, 229d
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 200
    • Plutarch, Phocion, 3
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