Meaning of PARTICLE in English
noun a crumb or little piece of concecrated host.
2. particle ·noun the smaller hosts distributed in the communion of the laity.
3. particle ·noun any very small portion or part; the smallest portion; as, he has not a particle of patriotism or virtue.
4. particle ·noun a minute part or portion of matter; a morsel; a little bit; an atom; a jot; as, a particle of sand, of wood, of dust.
5. particle ·noun a subordinate word that is never inflected (a preposition, conjunction, interjection); or a word that can not be used except in compositions; as, ward in backward, ly in lovely.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012