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nanoparticle

[nan-oh-pahr-ti-kuh l, ney-noh-] /ˈnæn oʊ pɑr tɪ kəl, ˈneɪ noʊ-/
noun
1.
a microscopic particle of matter that is measured on the nanoscale, usually one that measures less than 100 nanometers.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; nano- + particle
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nanoparticle

/ˈnænəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl/
noun
1.
a particle with dimensions less than 100 nanometres
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