Definition of Particles. Meaning of Particles. Synonyms of Particles

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Definition of Particles

Particle
Particle Par"ti*cle, n. [L. particula, dim of pars, gen partis, a part: cf. F. particule. See Part, and cf. Parcel.] 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 dust. 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. --Clarendon. 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 Particles from wikipedia

- quantity, from subatomic particles like the electron, to microscopic particles like atoms and molecules, to macroscopic particles like powders and other...
- of exotic particles. Dynamics of particles are also governed by quantum mechanics; they exhibit wave–particle duality, displaying particle-like behaviour...
- exactly. The wave–particle duality has been shown to apply not only to photons but to more m****ive particles as well. Interactions of particles in the framework...
- In particle physics, an elementary particle or fundamental particle is a subatomic particle that is not composed of other particles.: 1–3  Particles currently...
- considered by all authors to be alpha particles. As with beta and gamma particles/rays, the name used for the particle carries some mild connotations about...
- particles exhibit a wave nature and vice versa. This phenomenon has been verified not only for elementary particles, but also for compound particles like...
- which theorizes the characteristics of elementary particles. Examples of bosons are fundamental particles such as photons, gluons, and W and Z bosons (the...
- In quantum mechanics, identical particles (also called indistinguishable or indiscernible particles) are particles that cannot be distinguished from one...
- This is a list of known and hypothesized particles. Elementary particles are particles with no measurable internal structure; that is, it is unknown whether...
- Beta particles with an energy of 0.5 MeV have a range of about one metre in air; the distance is dependent on the particle energy. Beta particles are a...