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Synonyms for particulate

a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)

composed of distinct particles

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British Lung Foundation chairman Dr Keith Prowse said: "PM 10 particles can inflame the lungs."
On Friday, PM 10 and particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5) in the nation capital was detected at 158 and 93 respectively.Ee
At 9pm, an hour after the curbs on vehicles ended for the day, PM 2.5 and PM 10 were recorded at 234 and 696 micrograms per cubic metre ( ug/ m3), respectively.
According to the report, coal and fly ash are the largest contributors to PM 10 and PM 2.5 in the summers.
The AQI around Chandni Chowk recorded PM 10 levels at 337 and PM 2.5 at 347, while PM 10 levels were 380 and 383 around Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University area, respectively.
Coal and fly ash together contribute the highest to PM10 and PM2.5 during summers-- 3,493kg/day out of the total 37,171 kg/day of PM 10, and 1,758kg/day out of 18,369 kg/day of PM 2.5, says the IIT study.
The levels of particulate matter PM 10 in the atmosphere yesterday ranged between 65 and 187 micrograms per cubic metre.
* Shandong Huatai Paper, China, began operation for the production of newsprint on PM 10 four weeks earlier than originally planned by Huatai Group and Voith Paper.
The AQI around Lodhi Road recorded PM 10 levels at 200 and PM 2.5 levels at 336.
On Saturday, even the PM 10 air pollution level has shown a marked decline at 18 locations with recordings between 135 and 475.
The new refining line will be installed on Segezha's PM 10 with start-up in June 2002.
The AQI around Chandni Chowk recorded PM 10 levels at 459 and PM 2.5 at 468, while PM 10 levels were 367 and 348 around Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University area, respectively.