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Definition of "particulates" [particulates]

  • Plural form of particulate.. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "particulates" in a sentence
  • "The decrease in particulates means the engine last longer, less repairs."
  • "Scented candles, especially the industrial strength and size that many people light around the holidays, give off more than fragrance-studies show they produce tiny bits of pollution known as particulates that can inflame the respiratory tract and aggravate asthma, Dr. Sublett says."
  • "When burned, high-sulfur fuels emit sulfur dioxide in the form of microscopic soot particles known as particulates - specks so small they can be breathed into the deepest parts of the lung."