Particle

  • 21 particle — 1. A very small piece or portion of anything. 2. An elementary p. such as a proton or electron. [L. particula, dim. of pars, part] alpha p. (α) a p. consisting of two neutrons and two protons, with a positive charge (2e+); emitted energetically… …

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  • 22 particle — Synonyms and related words: K meson, ace, adjectival, adjective, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, atom, attributive, beta particle, bit, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, collop, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 23 particle — noun 1) minute particles of rock Syn: (tiny) bit, (tiny) piece, speck, spot, fleck; fragment, sliver, splinter 2) he never showed a particle of sympathy Syn: iota, jot, whit, bit …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 24 particle — [ˈpɑːtɪk(ə)l] noun [C] 1) an extremely small piece or amount of something 2) linguistics an adverb or preposition used with a verb to form a PHRASAL VERB. For example in the sentence ‘He quickly put on his clothes , ‘on is a particle …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 25 particle — par•ti•cle [[t]ˈpɑr tɪ kəl[/t]] n. 1) a minute portion, piece, or amount; a very small bit: a particle of dust[/ex] 2) phs one of the extremely small constituents of matter, as an atom, proton, quark, or gluon 3) a clause or article, as of a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 26 particle — dalelė statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Smulkiausia medžiagos sandaros dalis. atitikmenys: angl. corpuscle; particle vok. Korpuskel, f; Partikel, f; Teilchen, n rus. частица, f pranc. corpuscule, f; particule, f …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 27 particle — dalelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. corpuscle; particle vok. Korpuskel, f; Partikel, f; Teilchen, n rus. частица, f pranc. corpuscule, f; particule, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 28 particle — dalelė statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Smulkiausia medžiagos sandaros dalis. atitikmenys: angl. particle vok. Teilchen, n rus. частица, f pranc. particule, f …

    Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • 29 particle — n. 1 a minute portion of matter. 2 the least possible amount (not a particle of sense). 3 Gram. a a minor part of speech, esp. a short undeclinable one. b a common prefix or suffix such as in , ness. Etymology: ME f. L particula (as PART) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 30 particle — См. particella …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 31 particle — a small bait used in angling, e.g. hemp seed, pellets, maggots, casters, beans, peas or nuts …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 32 Particle — Частица; Статья; раздел …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 33 particle —    The smallest individual constituent of an aggregate [16] …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 34 particle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. speck, iota, jot, whit, bit; atom, molecule; suffix, prefix, conjunction, preposition, interjection. See littleness, grammar. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. jot, scrap, shred; see bit 1 . III (Roget s 3… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 35 particle — see PARCEL …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 36 particle — par·ti·cle || pÉ‘rtɪkl / pɑːt n. tiny portion, very small fragment; grain; preposition; conjunction …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 37 particle — noun 1》 a minute portion of matter. 2》 Physics a subatomic constituent of the physical world, e.g. an electron, proton, neutrino, or photon. 3》 Grammar a minor function word that has comparatively little meaning and does not inflect, e.g. in, up …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 38 particle — n. Bit, atom, molecule, corpuscle, mote, jot, iota, tittle, whit, grain, scrap, mite, scintilla, ace, speck …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 39 particle — n 1. bit, mote, Scot. hate or haet; mite, speck, smidgen, Inf. smitch, iota, molecule, atom, jot, whit, tittle; spot, dot, point, dab; hair, shaving, paring, moit, sliver, shive, splinter; morsel, crumb, grain, granule; minimum, pittance, modicum …

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  • 40 particle — par·ti·cle …

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