Definition of Particles. Meaning of Particles. Synonyms of Particles
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Definition of Particles
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 Particles from wikipedia
- quantity, from subatomic particles
like the electron, to microscopic particles
and molecules, to macroscopic particles
- sciences, subatomic particles
than atoms. They can be composite particles
, such as the neutron
and proton; or elementary particles
- of exotic particles
are also governed
mechanics; they exhibit
duality, displaying particle
- "matter particles
" and "antimatter particles
", as well as the fundamental bosons
and the Higgs
boson), which generally
are "force particles
- This is a list of known
and hypothesized particles
. Elementary particles
with no measurable internal
structure; that is, it is unknown
- particles exhibit
a wave nature
and vice versa. This phenomenon
has been verified
not only for elementary particles
, but also for compound particles
- which theorizes
of elementary particles
are fundamental particles
such as photons, gluons, and W and Z bosons
by all authors
to be alpha particles
. As with beta and gamma particles
/rays, the name used for the particle carries
some mild connotations
- In quantum
mechanics, identical particles
(also called indistinguishable
or indiscernible particles
) are particles
- virtual particles
lines. Virtual particles
do not necessarily carry
the same m**** as the corresponding
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