Dictionary

nanoparticle

noun nano·par·ti·cle \-ˌpär-ti-kəl\

Definition of NANOPARTICLE

:  a microscopic particle whose size is measured in nanometers

First Known Use of NANOPARTICLE

1983

Rhymes with NANOPARTICLE

nanoparticle

noun nano·par·ti·cle \-ˌpärt-i-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NANOPARTICLE

:  a microscopic particle whose size is measured in nanometers <drugs bound to biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: NanophyetusPrevious Word in the Dictionary: nanometerAll Words Near: nanoparticle
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears