PARTICLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARTICLE
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particle
 n.  a tiny piece of anything
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  He looked like a man cut away from the stake, when the fire has overrunningly wasted all the limbs without consuming them, or taking away one particle from their compacted aged robustness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
2  There was not a particle of earth beneath their feet.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
3  No tiniest particle of organic matter was wasted in Durham's.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
4  "Not a particle, your Honor," said the boss.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  Nothing lost, or out of order; not a picket loose in the fence, not a particle of litter in the turfy yard, with its clumps of lilac bushes growing up under the windows.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  There are things about her so singular; she isn't like me, now, a particle; and Marie sighed, as if this was a truly melancholy consideration.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  I do wish St. Clare ever would go to church," said Marie; "but he hasn't a particle of religion about him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  I don't feel a particle of sympathy for such cases.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  Now Florence's mama hadn't a particle of taste, and Amy suffered deeply at having to wear a red instead of a blue bonnet, unbecoming gowns, and fussy aprons that did not fit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
10  He glanced at her frizzled head, bare shoulders, and fantastically trimmed dress with an expression that abashed her more than his answer, which had not a particle of his usual politeness in it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
11  "Not a particle, but she's a dear," returned Sallie, defending her friend even while confessing her shortcomings.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
12  If they love one another it doesn't matter a particle how old they are nor how poor.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
13  Yet let it not be inferred from this that our hero's character had grown so blase and hard, or his conscience so blunted, as to preclude his experiencing a particle of sympathy or compassion.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
14  No, not a particle of this was there in him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
15  Nor, for that matter, was there in him a particle of anything at all, whether good or bad: which complete negativeness of character produced rather a strange effect.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  The comet it had met was itself a visitor from the outer limits of the solar system and the dust particle it shed, and which Stardust caught, have been untouched since the Solar System formed billions of years ago.
2  The teacher is showing how an electron, a negatively charged subatomic particle, to move in such condition.
3  The observed particle is the heaviest boson ever found, said Joe Incandela, spokesman for one of the experiments at CERN, at a seminar yesterday at its Geneva headquarters.
4  Scientists announced Thursday that the particle discovered through experiments at atom-smashing large hadron collider last summer is, in fact, the long-sought Higgs boson.
5  He choked on a particle of food.
6  The collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction.
7  But, on rare occasions, microscopic metal particles can lead to a short circuit within the cell, causing overheating and potentially flames.
8  The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface.
9  The gaps between the teeth trap food particles.
10  The next refinement is to take into account that the luminous screen is typically round: any alpha particles striking outside the round area will not be visible.
11  They are a kind of air pollution called particles or particulate matter.
12  But, on rare occasions, in their words, microscopic metal particles can lead to a short circuit within the cell, causing overheating and potentially flames and that is a sober statement for anyone using a Sony-powered computer.
13  The magnetosphere is the region of electrically charged particles that are trapped in the magnetic field of the planet.
14  The dust particles from the comet have been untouched since the Solar System formed billions of years ago.
15  These fires create convection funnels, and throw a lot of particles into the upper atmosphere.