particle

  1. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  2. a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
  3. a function word having different uses in different languages

particle

an element which occurs in a single form (like a preposition in English) and with a function that does not easily fit into standard parts of speech classifications. Particles very often occur in constructions with certain verbs in English with varying degrees of idiosyncratic interpretation: John took off at great speed (i.e. left). May gave herself up (i.e. surrendered) ...

particle

a minute unit of matter, usually a single crystal, or of regular shape with a specific gravity approximately that of a single crystal

Particle

A subatomic object with a definite mass and charge.

particle

[n] - a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions 2. [n] - a function word having different uses in different languages
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Particle

Small portion of matter
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particle

Small portion of matter
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particle

A particle is a small piece of something.
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Particle

Par'ti·cle noun [ Latin particula , dim of pars , gen partis , a part: confer French particule . See Part , and confer Parcel .] 1. A minute part or portion of matter; a morsel; a little bit; an atom; a jot; as, a particle of sand, of wood, o...
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particle

<chemistry> A tiny mass of material. ... Origin: L. Particula, dim. Of pars = part ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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particle

noun a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs
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particle

subatomic particle noun a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
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particle

mote noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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particle

(pahr´tĭ-kәl) an extremely small mass of material. alpha particles a type of emission produced by the disintegration of a radioactive substance. The atoms of radioactive elements such as uranium and radium are very unstable, continuously breaking apart with explosive violence a...
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Particle

• (n.) A minute part or portion of matter; a morsel; a little bit; an atom; a jot; as, a particle of sand, of wood, of dust. • (n.) The smaller hosts distributed in the communion of the laity. • (n.) A subordinate word that is never inflected (a preposition, conjunction, interjection); or a word that can not be used except in composi...
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particle

(from the article `separation and purification`) Up to this point, only separations at the molecular level have been discussed. Separations of particles are also important in both industry and ... Particles such as viruses, colloids, bacteria, and small fragments of silica and alumina may be separated into different fractions of various...
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particle

(from the article `Polynesian languages`) ...in French Polynesia; and Hawaiian, with only a few remaining native speakers but formerly spoken by perhaps 100,000 persons. Samoan is the ...
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particle

(L. particula, dim. of pars part) a tiny mass of material.
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particle

particle 1. A very small piece of something; such as, airborne particles. 2. A very small amount of something: 'There wasn't a particle of truth in anything the politician said.' 3. A minute body that is considered to have finite mass but negligible size. 4. Any one of the basic units of matter; such as, a molecule, an atom, or an electron. 5. ...
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Particle

A small piece of matter. An elementary particle is a fundamental constituent of matter. Quarks and leptons now appear to be the only elementary particles but the term is often used in referring to any of the subnuclear particles.
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Particle

In the physical sciences, a particle is a small localized object to which can be ascribed several physical or chemical properties such as volume or mass. The word is rather general in meaning, and is refined as needed by various scientific fields. Something that is composed of particles may be referred to as being particulate. However, the term pa...
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Particle

A small piece of matter. An elementary particle is a fundamental constituent of matter. Quarks and leptons now appear to be the only elementary particles but the term is often used in referring to any of the subnuclear particles.
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particle

very small portion of matter or energy
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particle

very small portion of matter or energy
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particle

portion of a medium whose volume has dimensions which are small compared to the wavelength of the sound
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