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magneton

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noun mag·ne·ton \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\

Definition of magneton

  1. :  a unit of the quantized magnetic moment of a particle (as an atom)



Origin of magneton

International Scientific Vocabulary magnet- + 2-on


First Known Use: 1911


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magneton

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noun mag·ne·ton \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\

Medical Definition of magneton

  1. :  a unit of measurement of the magnetic moment of a particle (as an atom or atomic nucleus) that is equal to 0.927×10−20 ergs per oersted for atoms and 0.505×10−23 ergs per oersted for atomic nuclei




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