Definition of non-atomic in English:

non-atomic

adjective

  • 1Not involving atoms; not composed of atoms, structurally continuous.

  • 2Logic. Of a proposition: containing a logical constant.

  • 3Mathematics and Computing. Not simple but compound; composed conceptually of smaller units; (specifically in measure theory) designating a metric space, or a measure defined on such a space, in which every measurable set having non-zero measure contains a measurable subset having a smaller non-zero measure.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Andrew Ure (1778–1857), chemist. From non- + atomic.

Pronunciation

non-atomic

/ˌnɒnəˈtɒmɪk/