particulate definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or created of small split particles.
    • Composed of split particles.
    • regarding heritable traits that are attributable discretely to each one or another of an offspring's parents, as opposed to a blend associated with the two.
    • getting the type of a particle.
    • discussing, or produced by, particles, such as dust, moment germs, etc.
    • Composed of particles; finely divided.
    • consists of distinct particles
  • noun:
    • one minute split particle, by a granular compound or powder.
    • Particulate matter. Usually found in the plural: diesel particulates; a higher level of atmospheric particulates.
    • Any solid or fluid in a subdivided condition, specially one that displays special faculties which are minimal into the bulk-material
    • question made up of particles; -- usually utilized in the pl..
    • a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that continues to be separately dispersed in gasoline or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
  • verb:
    • To particularize.
  • others:
    • to create mention singly.
    • To particularize; mention.
    • getting the kind of a small particle; taking the form of particles.
    • Of or pertaining to particles; generated by particles, as moment germs.

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