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Definition of Particle
ParticleParticle Par"ti*cle, n. [L. particula, dim of pars, gen
partis, a part: cf. F. particule. See Part, and cf.
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
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.
3. (R. C. Ch.)
(a) A crumb or little piece of concecrated host.
(b) The smaller hosts distributed in the communion of the
laity. --Bp. Fitzpatrick.
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.
Meaning of Particle from wikipedia
- quantity, from subatomic particles
like the electron, to microscopic particles
and molecules, to macroscopic particles
- sciences, a subatomic particle
is a particle
an atom. According
to the Standard Model
physics, a subatomic particle
can be either
- Particle physics
or high energy physics
is the study
of fundamental particles
that constitute matter
and radiation. The fundamental
- In particle
physics, an elementary particle
or fundamental particle
is a subatomic particle
that is not composed
of other particles
- Wave–particle duality
is the concept
in quantum mechanics
that every particle
or quantum entity
may be described
or a wave. It expresses...
boson, sometimes called
the Higgs particle
, is an elementary particle
in the Standard Model
of particle physics produced
by the quantum
- A particle accelerator
is a machine
that uses electromagnetic fields
to propel charged particles
to very high speeds
and energies, and to contain
- This is a list of known
and hypothesized particles
. Elementary particles
with no measurable internal
structure; that is, it is unknown
- A beta particle
, also called
beta ray or beta radiation
(symbol β), is a high-energy, high-speed electron
or positron emitted
by the radioactive
- The particle number
) of a thermodynamic
system, conventionally indicated
with the letter
N, is the number
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