Synonyms of 'particle'
an extremely small piece or amountParticles of food can get stuck between the teeth.
a bit of cake
a piece of wood
Another piece of cake?
a fire fuelled by scraps of wood
a grain of sand
a molecule of sulfur trioxide
one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
There is not a shred of truth in this story.
I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
It doesn't affect my judgement one jot.
He leaned forward and brushed a speck of dust off his shoes.
Dust motes swirled in the sunlight.
It does not make one whit of difference what we do.
Our credit standards have not changed one iota.
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in the sense of atom
a very small amountone carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
in the sense of crumb
a small fragment of bread or other dry foodI stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
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