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.
Any very small portion or part; the smallest portion; as, he has not a particle of patriotism or virtue.
A small piece of matter. See also: anti-particle
A fundamental constituent of matter. About 200 different elementary particles are thought to exist.
An elementary particle.
A tiny mass of material. Airborne particles, material that exist in the atmosphere as a solid or liquid, can be natural, caused by stirring of soil dusts, or anthropogenic. They vary in size from coarse (diameter 3 µm) to fine ( 3µm) . Sometimes inhalable or respirable is used to describe those particles ( 2 µm) which can be inhaled through the nose and enter the lungs.
An aggregation of sufficiently many atoms or molecules that it can be assigned macroscopic properties such as volume, density, pressure, and temperature. But sometimes by particle, without qualification, is meant a subatomic particle such as the proton or neutron (which themselves are composed of other "elementary particles") or the electron. See also particles.
Any object that has mass and therefore occupies space.
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.
an adverb or preposition which combines with verbs to form phrasal verbs.
A unit of speech that is ranked as an uninflected word but expresses some kind of syntactical relationship or some general aspect of meaning. Some grammarians classify all conjunctions, prepositions, and negatives as particles.
an adverb or preposition that can combine with a verb to make a phrasal verb
A crumb or little piece of consecrated host.
(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
A minute portion, piece, or amount.
a little object in space which is emitted by its parent system
a point in space relative to other points in space, and other space
In Aladdin 4D, an object emitted from a fountain. One particle by itself is pretty dull, but dozens or hundreds together can create fireworks, water fountains or other interesting effects.