- noun Physics a heavy uncharged particle believed to transmit the weak interaction between other particles.
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particle — 1 Particle, bit, mite, smidgen, whit, atom, iota, jot, tittle all mean a very small or insignificant piece or part. Particle is used in reference not only to substances which are actually divisible but to such things as a quality, a state, or a… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
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