• 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
But it is particularly in winter that the Falls of Montmorenci are worthy of being seen.
"The Bastonnais" by John Lesperance
Historically Christian theology, particularly in the West, has centered around the conception of a Transcendent God.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements" by Gaius Glenn Atkins
Not that any of them were particularly spruce to begin with.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Mill's illustrations of correct inference from particulars to particulars were really irrelevant.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
He hated flying, and he particularly hated flying with an Iranian at the controls.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Did you particularly notice his eyes?
"Christopher Quarles" by Percy James Brebner
I will ascertain all particulars.
"Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Of animals, there are fishes (particularly minnows), water insects, tadpoles, clams, snails.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Supply and demand determine particular prices, and particular prices determine the price-level!
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
One goes from particulars to generals; the other from generals to particulars.
"Thought-Culture" by William Walker Atkinson

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
The ID column gives our run identifier, used to refer to a particular observation run in Table 5 and when discussing particular observations.
A survey for pulsating subdwarf B stars with the Nordic Optical Telescope
The S-matrix is no longer unitary, and its poles move continuously “upward” towards t he real axis until each of them crosses the axis at a particular pump value, D0 (see Fig. 14); the place where each pole crosses is the real lasing frequency km for that particular TLM.
Modes of Random Lasers
Here, q need not to be consecutive integers. This obtained TID is queried into the database having the lead time of a particular product to a particular supply chain member.
Efficient Inventory Optimization of Multi Product, Multiple Suppliers with Lead Time using PSO
In particular, F1 -compact (equivalently compact) maps between pretopological spaces (in particular between topological spaces) are exactly the continuous ones.
Relations that preserve compact filters
Thistlethwaite observed that the Kauffman bracket provides a connection between knot theory (in particular, the Jones polynomials and Kauffman brackets of classical links) and combinatorial theory (in particular, the Tutte polynomial of planar graphs).
A bracket polynomial for graphs, IV. Undirected Euler circuits, graph-links and multiply marked graphs
In particular it has been shown in that the inequality in Theorem 4.1(1) can still be checked in particular random environments.
Survival, extinction and approximation of discrete-time branching random walks
In particular we focus on two crucial parameters: the maximum survey redshift zmax and the number of observed supernovae NSN , while keeping the remaining parameters unchanged; we are particularly interested in different combinations of parameters that give comparable FoMs.
Reducing Zero-point Systematics in Dark Energy Supernova Experiments
This was recently proved in and was already known for k ≤ 6, the particular case k = 2 being the celebrated Diaconis-Shahshahani theorem ); see and for an excellent introduction to the general theory of mixing times, and in particular for mixing times of random walks on groups).
Emergence of giant cycles and slowdown transition in random transpositions and $k$-cycles
One example of a Hamiltonian that is of particular interest in the physics literature models a system with an external field in which one particular spin (the first, without loss of generality) is preferred (see for example the surveys [6, 55]).
The Tutte-Potts connection in the presence of an external magnetic field
In particular Tor (G) commutes with G◦ . (a′ ) In particular, the set of torsion elements of G◦ forms a central subset of G◦ , and hence it is a central subgroup of G◦ .
Commutators in groups definable in o-minimal structures