Definition of Particle. Meaning of Particle. Synonyms of Particle
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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
- Matter Particle counter Particle detector Particle physics Particle segregation
List of particles
- Particle physics
as high energy
physics) is a branch
of the particles
that constitute matter
- elementary particle
in the Standard Model
by the quantum excitation
of the Higgs
field, one of the fields
- subatomic particles
that are smaller
than atoms. These
may be composite particles
, such as the neutron
and proton; or elementary particles
- Wave–particle duality
is the concept
in quantum mechanics
that every particle
or quantum entity
may be described
or a wave. It expresses...
- A particle accelerator
is a machine
that uses electromagnetic fields
to propel charged particles
to very high speeds
and energies, and to contain
- Alpha particles
, also called alpha
ray or alpha
of two protons
and two neutrons bound together
into a particle identical
to a helium-4...
physics, an elementary particle
or fundamental particle
is a subatomic particle
with no sub structure, thus not composed
of other particles
- here dubbed particles
, and moving these particles around
in the search-space according
to simple mathematical formulae
over the particle
- 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
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