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par·tic·u·late

 (pər-tĭk′yə-lĭt, -lāt′, pär-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or formed of minute separate particles.
n.
1. A minute separate particle, as of a granular substance or powder.
2. often particulates Particulate matter: diesel particulates; a high level of atmospheric particulates.

[From Latin particula, a small part; see particle.]

particulate

(pɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
n
1. a substance consisting of separate particles
2. (plural) very small particles of a substance, esp those that are produced when fuel is burned
adj
3. of or made up of separate particles
4. (Genetics) genetics of, relating to, or designating inheritance of characteristics, esp with emphasis on the role of genes

par•tic•u•late

(pərˈtɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, pəˈtɪk-, pɑr-)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or composed of distinct particles.
n.
2. a separate and distinct particle.
3. a material composed of such particles.
4. particulates,
a. the aggregate of such particles: diesel particulates.
b. particles suspended in the atmosphere, esp. pollutants.
[1870–75; < Latin]

par·tic·u·late

(pər-tĭk′yə-lĭt)
Adjective
Formed of very small, separate particles. Dust and soot are forms of particulate matter.
Noun
A very small particle, as of dust or soot. Particulates that are given off by the burning of oil, gasoline, and other fuels can remain suspended in the atmosphere for long periods, where they are a major component of air pollution and smog.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.particulate - a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
dust - fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust"
Adj.1.particulate - composed of distinct particles
nonparticulate - not composed of distinct particles
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