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English definition of “particle”

particle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɑːtɪkl/
a very small piece of something: particles of dustWords meaning small pieces and amountsPhysics in general
a very small part of an atom, for example an electron or a protonAtoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
(Definition of particle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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