n.1.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.
The small size of atoms which unite
To make the smallest particle of light.
- Blackmore.
2.Any very small portion or part; the smallest portion; as, he has not a particle of patriotism or virtue.
The houses had not given their commissioners authority in the least particle to recede.
- Clarendon.
3.(R. C. Ch.) A crumb or little piece of consecrated host.
4.(Gram.) A subordinate word that is never inflected (a preposition, conjunction, interjection); or a word that can not be used except in compositions; as, ward in backward, ly in lovely.
4.(Physics) An elementary particle.
Noun1.Particleparticle - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
2.particle - a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
3.particle - a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs
K-meson, ace, adjectival, adjective, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, beta particle, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, collop, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, cut, cutting, dab, damn, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, dole, dollop, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop, droplet, dwarf, electron, end, exclamatory noun, farthing, fleck, flyspeck, form class, form word, fragment, function class, gerundive, gleam, gnat, gob, gobbet, granule, graviton, groat, hair, handful, hint, hoot, hunk, interjection, jot, little, little bit, lota, lump, meson, mesotron, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minimum, minutia, minutiae, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, mote, neutron, nutshell, ounce, paring, part of speech, participle, past participle, pebble, perfect participle, photon, piece, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pion, pittance, point, preposition, present participle, proton, quark, rasher, ray, scintilla, scoop, scruple, shard, shaving, shiver, shred, slice, sliver, smidgin, smitch, smithereen, snack, snap, snatch, snip, snippet, spark, splinter, spoonful, spot, stitch, stump, subordinating conjunction, suggestion, suspicion, syllable, tatter, thimbleful, tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia, vanishing point, verbal adjective, whit, whoop
participant role
participation financing
participation loan
-- Particle --
Particle accelerator
particle beam
particle board
Particle physics
particolored buckeye
Particular average
Particular averment
Particular Baptist
Particular custom
Particular customs
Particular estate
Particular lien
Particular redemption
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