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Partical vs. Particle: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Published on December 27, 2023
"Partical" is an incorrect spelling; the correct form is "particle," a noun referring to a small piece of matter.

Which is correct: Partical or Particle

How to spell Particle?

Partical is Incorrect

Particle is Correct

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Key Differences

Link "particle" to "article," another common English word, differing only by the first letter.
Janet White
Dec 27, 2023
Associate "particle" with "part" + "cle," as particles are often parts of a larger whole.
Huma Saeed
Dec 27, 2023
Remember "i" in "particle" stands for its integral role in physics, unlike the missing "i" in "partical."
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023
Recall that "particle" includes "art," a creative form, just like the intricate nature of small particles.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023
Use mnemonic: "Particles In Chemistry, Largely Essential" to remember the correct order of letters in "particle."
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023
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Particle Definitions

A tiny piece or component of something,
Dust particles are often invisible to the naked eye.
Janet White
Dec 08, 2023
A small word having a grammatical function but little meaning,
In 'up' in 'pick up', 'up' is a particle.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023
A small localized object to which can be ascribed several physical properties,
Particles in a gas move rapidly.
Harlon Moss
Dec 08, 2023
An uninflected word, often an adverb or preposition,
In 'give up', 'up' is a particle.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023
A minute portion of matter,
An electron is a fundamental particle in atoms.
Huma Saeed
Dec 08, 2023
A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023
A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree
Not a particle of doubt.
Sara Rehman
Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

Which vowel is used before particle?

The vowel "a" is used in "particle."
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

Why is it called particle?

The term "particle" comes from Latin 'particula', meaning a small part.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

What is the pronunciation of particle?

Particle is pronounced as /ˈpɑːr.tɪ.kəl/.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Which preposition is used with particle?

Prepositions like "of" or "in" are often used with "particle."
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

What is the singular form of particle?

The singular form is "particle."
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle a negative or positive word?

"Particle" is neutral; it's neither negative nor positive.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

What is the verb form of particle?

There is no verb form of "particle"; it's solely a noun.
Huma Saeed
Dec 27, 2023

What is the root word of particle?

The root word of "particle" is the Latin 'particula'.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Which conjunction is used with particle?

There's no specific conjunction tied to the use of "particle."
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

How is particle used in a sentence?

Example: "A particle of dust floated in the air."
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun, especially in scientific contexts.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

What is the plural form of particle?

The plural form is "particles."
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Which article is used with particle?

Both "the" and "a" can be used, depending on the context.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

What is the second form of particle?

There is no second form; "particle" remains the same.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle a vowel or consonant?

"Particle" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
Janet White
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle a countable noun?

Yes, "particle" is a countable noun.
Janet White
Dec 27, 2023

How many syllables are in particle?

"Particle" has three syllables.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

How do we divide particle into syllables?

It's divided as par-ti-cle.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in particle?

The first syllable, "par," is stressed.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

What part of speech is particle?

"Particle" is a noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

What is another term for particle?

Another term could be "speck" or "fragment."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

What is the opposite of particle?

There's no direct opposite, but conceptually, "whole" or "mass" could be opposites.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

What is the first form of particle?

The first form is "particle."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle a noun or adjective?

"Particle" is a noun.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 27, 2023

Which determiner is used with particle?

Determiners like "the," "a," or "this" can be used.
Janet White
Dec 27, 2023

What is the third form of particle?

As with the second form, there is no third form.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023

Is particle an adverb?

No, "particle" is not an adverb.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Is the particle term a metaphor?

In some contexts, it can be used metaphorically.
Sara Rehman
Dec 27, 2023

Is the word particle imperative?

No, "particle" is not an imperative form; it's a noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 27, 2023
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