• WordNet 3.6
    • adj particulate composed of distinct particles
    • n 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)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Particulate Composed of particles; finely divided.
    • Particulate Having the form of a particle.
    • Particulate Referring to, or produced by, particles, such as dust, minute germs, etc. "The smallpox is a particulate disease."
    • v. t. & i Particulate To particularize.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • particulate To make mention singly.
    • particulate To particularize; mention.
    • particulate Having the form of a small particle; taking the form of particles.
    • particulate Of or pertaining to particles; produced by particles, as minute germs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Particulate having the form of a small particle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Particle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. particula, dim. of pars, partis, a part.


In literature:

Your mother is very particuler that no one take the breakfast fruit.
"Bab: A Sub-Deb" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The nobiliary particule he did not add to his signature until the year 1830.
"Balzac" by Frederick Lawton
Son simple frottement sur tous les corps, en enleve des particules si attenuees que nous ne les reconnoissons plus.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
Neither the particulate nor the chemical theories help us here.
"Science and Morals and Other Essays" by Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
Ther are also come unto you, some honest men to plant upon their particulers besids you.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
Man, I wanted ye there particuler.
"The Turn of the Road" by Rutherford Mayne
Dubosc in one word, without the particule .
"The Tremendous Event" by Maurice Leblanc
Cricetine rodents chew plant and animal foods thoroughly; contents of their stomachs appear as finely-particulate fragments.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
These results of experiments are commonly understood to prove the particulate character of the agents so studied.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

Revision of D5452 - 08 Standard Test Method for Particulate Contamination in Aviation Fuels by Laboratory Filtration.
Pore Response to Particulate Challenges.
Tighter particulate matter standards are in our future, according to Regulatory Editor Lynn Bergeson in this month's Compliance Advisor column on
Expect tighter particulate matter standards.
ASHRAE Standard 62 Addendum Clarifies Particulate Filtration.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Alla Zelenyuk said the results could have profound implications for policy governing particulate matter.
It's difficult to tease out the effects of particulate pollution from other air pollutants that might come along with it.
Spark plasma sintering is an ever-growing class of versatile techniques for sintering particulate materials.
The cabinet of the Precedent S-600 has sleek styling, and its Yanmar diesel meets Tier 4 Final emissions limits without a particulate filter or urea injection.
Older women at greater risk from particulate-laden urban air.
When residents burn wood, the amount of particulate matter in the region's air grows.
0This continuous particulate emission monitor and baghouse filter leak detector incorporates automatic self checks (zero and span) to automate EPA MACT requirements for periodic instrument validation.
The BE Econix Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) from Boshart Engineering is now available for installation.
Particulate fouls icy Fairbanks .
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Retired Fairbanks , Alaska, teacher Patrice Lee says particulate in the smoky air outside her home is forcing her son to stay inside.

In science:

Nambu, M., Vladimirov, S. V., & Shukla, P. K. 1995 Attractive forces between charged particulates in plasmas.
Clustering of Ions at Atomic Dimensions in Quantum Plasmas
Vladimirov, S. V. & Nambu, M. 1995 Attraction of charged particulates in plasmas with finite flows.
Clustering of Ions at Atomic Dimensions in Quantum Plasmas
Van Hove Centre de Calcul de l’Institut National de Physique Nucleaire et de Physique des Particules, CNRS/IN2P3, Villeurbanne, France, Villeurbanne, France F.
Combined search for the quarks of a sequential fourth generation
Nikolic, Weak Interactions, (INPN et de Physique des Particules, Paris, 1977); Chapt. 5, Appendix A.
A new interpretation of one CPT violation test for $K_0 - \bar{K}_0$ system
Sample preparation includes careful removal of oxygen (O2 is paramagnetic and causes rapid relaxation), water (needed if the quantum computer molecules react with H2O) and particulates (they degrade the magnetic field homogeneity).
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution