• WordNet 3.6
    • n particularization an individualized description of a particular instance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Beethoven who was a coffee lover, was so particular about his coffee that he always counted 60 beans each cup when he prepared his brew.
    • n Particularization The act of particularizing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The word "mullet" describes a hairstyle worn, particularly in the southern USA, which is characterized by short hair on the top and sides, with very long hair in the back.
    • n particularization The act of particularizing. Also spelled particularisation.
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  • George Bernard Shaw
    “In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.”
  • Edward M. Forster
    “The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.”
  • William James
    “We want all our friends to tell us our bad qualities; it is only the particular ass that does so whom we can't tolerate.”
  • Lita Grey Chaplin
    Lita Grey Chaplin
    “Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself.”
  • Heraclitus
    “Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.”
  • Pablo Picasso
    “One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite -- that particular peach is but a detail.”


In literature:

He had been altogether a pattern to Calne in general, and to its black sheep in particular.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Go on from point to point, describing the particularly interesting places.
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
A phase of a subject may be presented which links up with a particular experience of one of the pupils.
"Principles of Teaching" by Adam S. Bennion
Each sonnet is followed by its particular comment.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The extent to which Endicott went in improving his lands is shown in the particular department which gave the name to his original grant.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
It is a strong and particular belief of all the overwhelming truths of the Bible, which overcomes the world.
"A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females" by Harvey Newcomb
Mr. Richardson: 20x20, that is, Wealthys, particularly.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Neither does a particular experience, or notion, necessarily represent a particular concrete object.
"Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Furthermore, no particular care is required while using them.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
We have said that each science undertakes to describe some particular aspect of the world.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle

In poetry:

"Release these maidens, sir,
Whom you dominion o'er -
Particularly her
Upon the second floor.
"The Troubadour" by William Schwenck Gilbert
But in that one particular
He was so passing true
That never did he quit a meal
Until he had got through.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
Then with the careless energy
Of a dream, the forward curse
Of a cold particular eye
In the headlong hearse.
"Light" by Allen Tate
Simply by going on and on
We managed. No need for the heroic.
Oh, there were storms and small catastrophes.
I don't remember all the particulars.
"Pantoum Of The Great Depression" by Donald Justice
What though my bodie run to dust?
Faith cleaves unto it, counting evr'y grain,
With an exact and most particular trust,
Reserving all for flesh again.
"Faith" by George Herbert
And for his kind treatment unto them he deserves great praise,
For his many manly and kindly ways,
By saving so many lives during the time he has been at sea,
And in particular for fetching the crew of the "Wm. Paterson" safe to Dundee.
"The Wreck of the Barque 'Wm. Paterson of Liverpool'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Agriculture, like the rest of the world, is thrashing about in a sea of acronyms, but one in particular threatens to scuttle the boat.
The descriptions of Maynard Smith, in particular, are not too flattering.
I particularly like the dual inputs for comparison and analysis .
My mother in particular saw it all -- born in 1900 and lived to a100.
Some of it was pretty harsh, particularly in the category of "plays well with others," and it was accompanied by intimations that Brizard could take the bullet if the strike happens.
Whenever I go back East to visit my parents, they always ask what I particularly want to eat while I'm there.
"This one is particularly hard because our staff," official says.
How one maddeningly particular chef transformed the lowly burrito into a global business juggernaut.
Particularly those with goofy propellers perched on the top.
It's never hard to sell a tax cut, particularly around tax day.
Chopsticks is a particularly interesting item from the buzzed-about portion of our contenda list.
Anation's artists and musicians have a particular place in its social and political life.
AlCrN coating, which is based on chromium instead of titanium, is particularly effective at employing aluminum during cutting in a way that protects the tool.
Studying turbulence will help scientists understand why some parts of the Milky Way are hotter than others, and why stars form at particular times in particular places.
And yet you can't not talk about it when you watch Breaking Bad —and particularly in its third season.

In science:

Observe that, by the theory of random walks (c.f. [9, Theorem 6.6]), the expected time required for a random walk on G to travel from a particular vertex s to a particular vertex t is O(n2 ).
Memoryless Routing in Convex Subdivisions: Random Walks are Optimal
The complexity of computing these trees for particular relational structures has received considerable attention in recent years, particularly in the case of graphs because of its applications in optimisation.
Simple extensions of combinatorial structures
In particular, if G ∈ Eπ , then kπ (G) ∈ {1, 2, 3, 4, 9}. (D) If G ∈ Eπ and H ∈ Hallπ (G), then G possesses a π-subgroup nonconjugate to a subgroup of H , in particular, G < Dπ .
On the number of classes of conjugate Hall subgroups in finite simple groups
We have selected this particular B since for our purposes here we need only consider a B that is general enough to be neither Hermitian nor positive, with the eigenvalues of this particular B being −3i/√3 and i/√3.
PT symmetry as a necessary and sufficient condition for unitary time evolution
Figure 4 shows the support of a particular itemset given by user i.e. it allows the user to find the support of any particular itemset.
An Improved Approach to High Level Privacy Preserving Itemset Mining