antielectron

noun

an·​ti·​elec·​tron ˌan-tē-ə-ˈlek-ˌträn How to pronounce antielectron (audio)
ˌan-ˌtī-

Examples of antielectron in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, if an electron and an antielectron appear near the warp drive, one of the particles would get trapped by the mass and this results in an imbalance. Mario Borunda, Discover Magazine, 26 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antielectron was in 1931

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“Antielectron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antielectron. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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