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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A very small quantity or piece. Also: one of the small bits of matter (i.e. molecule).

Usage examples (38)
  • There is a particle of dirt on the camera lens.
  • The same phenomenon occurs when the gamma particle is absorbed in the receiving nucleus.
  • A polio virus particle is attacked by four IgG antibodies.
  • There are at least to ALICE's within particle physics alone. for more
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