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Meaning of “particle” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “particle”
in Arabic ذَرّة…
in Korean 아주 작은 입자…
in Malaysian habuk…
in French particule…
in Turkish zerre, tanecik, parçacık…
in Italian particella, granello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文法, 小品詞…
in Russian частица, крупица, субатомная частица…
in Polish drobina, cząsteczka, cząstka…
in Vietnamese hạt…
in Spanish partícula…
in Portuguese partícula…
in Thai อนุภาค…
in German das Teilchen…
in Catalan partícula…
in Japanese 粒子…
in Indonesian partikel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语法, 小品词…
(Definition of particle from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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