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particle

noun atom, bit, component part, crumb, cutting, fragment, grain, granule, hint, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, piece, pittance, point, scintilla, snippet, speck, spot, suggestion, trace
See also: constituent, element, iota, minimum, modicum, part, portion, scintilla
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A new innovative Eulerian-Lagrangian algorithm models the air as a fluid and sand grains or polystyrene beads as both discrete particles and as a fluid.
The Ten Commandments and the 613 "mitzvot" of the Pentateuch are particles.
But the air we breathe while indoors, where most of us spend 80 to 90 percent of our time, is filled with chemicals and particles that can deliver even higher levels of chemical exposure.
Carbon black is composed of particles (ranging from 10 to 100 nm) solidly fused together to form aggregates which vary in size from 50 to several hundred nanometers.
It will provide ICH Q7A-compliant small-scale manufacturing of drug particles and compounds for use in Phase I and II clinical trials and feasibility studies of engineered particles for any desired drug delivery application.
Nanotechnology is the engineering and study of particles that have at least one dimension less than 100 nanometers.
2005) when we referenced state-of-the-art experiments about the translocation of ultrafine particles into secondary organs.
He noted that tiny particles suspended inside--such as pollen or dirt--darted around in random, jerky movements.
In previous studies nano sized hydroxyapatite (HA) particles were prepared by solgel or precipitation methods, in which the products were washed by aqueous or nonaqueous liquids to remove impurities or undesired components.
High magnification of the maturing virus particles showed a rosette appearance with short knoblike spikes under both the scanning electron and atomic force microscopes.
MP formulations use a pure metal particle, making the media particles more environmentally sensitive and susceptible to oxidation.