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1. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms

  • speck
  • stuff
  • molecule
  • chylomicron
  • grain
  • flyspeck
  • mote
  • grinding
  • material
  • atom
  • identification particle

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Particle Physics

  • astrophysics
  • metaphysics

2. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions.

Synonyms

  • superstring
  • scintilla
  • elementary particle
  • fermion
  • micelle
  • ion
  • magnetic monopole
  • beta particle
  • subatomic particle
  • virion
  • alpha particle
  • thermion
  • boson
  • body
  • prion
  • fundamental particle
  • deuteron

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs.

Synonyms

  • closed-class word

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. physics

noun. ['ˈfɪzɪks'] the science of matter and energy and their interactions.

Synonyms

  • electronics
  • natural philosophy
  • astronautics
  • electrostatics
  • cryogenics
  • nuclear physics
  • high-energy physics
  • solid-state physics
  • thermodynamics
  • crystallography
  • natural science
  • electromagnetics
  • biophysics
  • mechanics
  • statistical mechanics
  • high energy physics
  • quantum physics
  • electromagnetism
  • astronomy
  • particle physics
  • atomic physics
  • cryogeny
  • optics
  • aeronautics
  • uranology
  • plasma physics
  • nucleonics

Etymology

  • φυσικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • φύσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. physics

noun. ['ˈfɪzɪks'] the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something.

Synonyms

  • physical science
  • natural science

Etymology

  • φυσικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • φύσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with particle-physics


1. Noun Phrase
String theory replaces the basic dot-like particles in particle physics with one-dimensional strings to provide a foundation for the joining of quantum physics and gravity.

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