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  Definition of particle
  1. a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs
  2. a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
  3. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
Similar Words: atom, molecule, corpuscle, mote, speck

 

Hyponyms: virion, alpha particle, beta particle, boson, deuteron, elementary particle, fundamental particle, subatomic particle, fermion, ion, magnetic monopole, micelle, prion, virino, scintilla, superstring, thermion, grain, chylomicron, flyspeck

 

Derivational Morphology: atomize, atomise

 

 
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