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Noun Concept
Categories: Particulates, Climate forcing, Visibility, Aerosols, All articles needing additional references
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particulate  particulate matter  particulates  airborne particles  airborne particulate matter
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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) WordNet 3.0
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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) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Particulates – also known as atmospheric aerosol particles, atmospheric particulate matter, particulate matter or suspended particulate matter – are microscopic particles of solid or liquid matter suspended in the air. Wikipedia
Microscopic particles suspended in the air Wikipedia Disambiguation
Microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in the Earth's atmosphere Wikidata
Any solid or liquid in a subdivided state, especially one that exhibits special characteristics which are negligible in the bulk material. Wiktionary
Any solid or liquid in a finely subdivided state, especially when considered as an atmospheric pollutant. Wiktionary
Solid or liquid in a finely subdivided state. Wiktionary (translation)
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Particulates in engine oil can abrade moving parts. Wiktionary