HyperDic: identification_particle

English > 1 sense of the expression identification particle:
NOUNsubstanceidentification particlea tiny particle of material that can be added to a product to indicate the source of manufacture
English > identification particle: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA tiny particle of material that can be added to a product to indicate the source of manufacture.
NarrowerMicrotaggant(trademark) a microscopic and traceable identification particle used to trace explosives or other hazardous materials or to prevent counterfeiting
Broaderatom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

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