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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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The impetus for the present study came from the importance in understanding the mechanics of particle assembling, which is often used to produce specialized material in a lab on a chip.
A particle system is a structure used to control the behavior of many elements called particles, where a particle is an object with some properties such as position, velocity, and size.
PARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION, SUCH AS particle size, is of immense importance for all solid pharmaceutical products, both in relation to processability and bioavailability.
of Edinburgh, UK) serve as a synthetic review of the current state of the science of particle toxicology, covering all particle types.
Twenty-one particle-size distributions from 65% to 100% minus 325 mesh with median particle sizes of 2.5 to 30 microns.
Ultrafine particle deposition and clearance in the healthy and obstructed lung.
Working in a superclean room, they use tiny, computer-controlled needles that jab the material over and over again, eventually cutting out a wedge containing a dust particle. They use knives made of steel or diamond to slice along a dust track.
When a muon hits the detector, the particle produces a tiny electric charge.
CERN's largest project to date is a particle accelerator.
In terms of its sheer human toll, the worst pollutant today is fine particle pollution, sometimes described shorthand as "soot." These microscopic particles, a mix of solid particles and liquid droplets in the air, measure less than 2.5 microns in diameter, roughly one-30th of the width of a human hair.
Key words: abBA experiment; abBA spectrometer; charged particle trajectory; coincidence experiment; computer simulation; guiding center approximation.
"It's absolutely necessary to have one common language because fit the moment, different countries and different companies name the same particle in different ways," she said.

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