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Definition of Particle

Particle

  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 dust.
  2. Any very small portion or part; the smallest portion; as, he has not a particle of patriotism or virtue.
  3. A crumb or little piece of concecrated host.
  4. The smaller hosts distributed in the communion of the laity.
  5. 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.
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Particle Translations

particle in Afrikaans is item
particle in Dutch is item, deeltje, jaartelling, deel
particle in Finnish is osanen
particle in French is particule
particle in German is Teilchen, Partikel, Teil
particle in Hungarian is szemcse
particle in Italian is particola
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