The very readiness with which we can picture the corpuscular scheme is a source of embarrassment to the seeker after unity.
I refer to the effect of an atomic and gravitative Aether upon Newton's corpuscular theory of light.
This corpuscular theory of matter may throw light on the laws of chemical combination.
Arrived there, we may next suppose that they excite some new motions, or corpuscular changes.
In the corpuscular theory we have luminous particles emitted by luminous bodies.
Three great scientific theories of the structure of the universe are the molecular, the corpuscular and the atomic.
The corpuscular theory, which the famous Newton advocated, is long since abandoned.
The known influence of form is perfectly consistent with the corpuscular view of induction set forth.
Consider her twenty-four years, her corpuscular inheritance, the love of drama and the love of adventure.
Or can this adjective be applied to Newton's corpuscular theory of light, even though it has failed to explain all the facts?
corpuscle cor·pus·cle (kôr'pə-səl, -pŭs'əl)
An unattached body cell, such as a blood or lymph cell.
A rounded, globular mass of cells, such as the pressure receptor on certain nerve endings.