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particle

par·ti·cle

particle

 
pronunciation:
par tih kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a minute quantity or piece; speck; trace.
 
synonyms:
atom, grain, granule, iota, molecule, mote, shred, speck, trace, whit
similar words:
bit, crumb, dab, fragment, hint, jot, mite, modicum, morsel, part, piece, scintilla, scrap, shadow, shard, sliver, smidgen, tinge
definition 2: in physics, one of various extremely small constituents of matter.
similar words:
electron, neutron, proton, quark
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