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- (countable) (physics) A particle is a very small, tiny piece.
- His eye hurt because a particle of dust had got into it.
- (countable) (linguistics) A particle is a type of complement in a verb phrase, coming either between a verb and a direct object or after the object.
- In I picked it up and I picked up the bit, the preposition up functions as a particle.
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