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particulate

 [pahr-tik´u-lāt]
composed of separate particles.

par·tic·u·late

(par-tik'yū-lāt),
Relating to or occurring in the form of fine particles.

particulate

[pärtik′yəlit]
pertaining to a minute discrete particle or fragment of a substance or material.

par·tic·u·late

(pahr-tik'yū-lăt)
Relating to or occurring in the form of fine particles; formed elements, discrete bodies, as contrasted with the surrounding liquid or semiliquid material (e.g., granules or mitochondria in cells).

particulate

composed of separate particles.
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In the present case, that balance has not yet been achieved, meaning that there are important chemical species and related particulate carbon sources that have not been accounted for.
14] is vital for the control of accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) measurements of "soot" and particulate carbon in the atmosphere, where the resulting data provides direct quantification of contributing fossil and biomass carbon components of the species measured.
Looking at the last column of Table 3, we see that on average, about 38% of the SRM particulate carbon is derived from biomass.