Particulate Definition

Definition: Particulates are small, distinct solids suspended in a liquid or gas.

Also Known As: particulate matter

Examples: Dust and soot are particulates in air.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Particulate Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-particulate-605479. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Particulate Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-particulate-605479 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Particulate Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-particulate-605479 (accessed January 19, 2018).