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nan·o·par·ti·cle

 (năn′ō-pär′tĭ-kəl)
n.
Any of various microscopic particles, especially a single molecule such as a buckminsterfullerene, with dimensions in the nanometer range.
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nanoparticle

(ˈnænəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl)
n
(General Physics) a particle with dimensions less than 100 nanometres
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