Particle (disambiguation)


particle In the Outline of physical science, physical sciences, a particle (or corpuscule in older texts) is a small wikt:local, localized physical body, object to which can be ascribed several physical property, physical or chemical property, chemical p ...

in the physical sciences is a small localized object to which can be ascribed physical properties. Particle may also refer to:


Particle (ecology) In marine and freshwater ecology Ecology (from el, οἶκος, "house" and el, -λογία, label=none, "study of") is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment. Ecology co ...
, in marine and freshwater ecology, a small object *
Colloidal particle Particle size is a notion Notion or Notions may refer to: Software * Notion (music software), a music composition and performance program * Notion (productivity software), a note-taking and project-management program from Notion Labs Inc. * No ...
, part of a one-phase system of two or more components where the particles aren't individually visible ** Particle, the solid or liquid particles in an aerosol * Granular material * Particulates, in the areas of atmospheric physics and air pollution * Nanoparticle, an object between 1 and 100 nanometers that behaves as a whole unit * Point particle, or point mass, an idealization of an object with finite mass but of zero size * A particle of a medium in continuum mechanics, meaning an infinitesimal portion of it. * Self-propelled particles, a concept used in statistical physics to model swarms * Subatomic particle: ** Elementary particle, or fundamental particle, a particle of which other particles are composed ** Particle physics, the study of subatomic particles ** See list of particles for more uses * Suspended solids, in a liquid

Arts, entertainment, and media

* Particle (band), a 2000 jam band from Los Angeles, California * Particle (film), ''Particle'' (film), a 2012 Turkish film * Particles (film), ''Particles'' (film), a 2019 French film * Particles (Jessica Simpson song), "Particles" (song), a 2021 single by Jessica Simpson


* Particle, a US HTML5 web app company List of mergers and acquisitions by Apple, acquired by Apple in 2012 * Particle system, in computer graphics, a technique to simulate certain fuzzy phenomena

Other uses

* Grammatical particle, a function word

See also

*Particulate (disambiguation) * Particle size (disambiguation) * * {{disambiguation