meson

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noun me·son \ ˈme-ˌzän , ˈmā- , ˈmē- , -ˌsän \

Definition of meson

:any of a group of fundamental particles (such as the pion and kaon) made up of a quark and an antiquark that are subject to the strong force and have zero or an integer number of quantum units of spin

mesonic

play \me-ˈzä-nik, mā-, mē-, -ˈsä-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of meson

International Scientific Vocabulary mes- + 2-on


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meson

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noun me·son \ ˈmez-ˌän , ˈmēz- , ˈmēs- , ˈmes- \

medical Definition of meson

:any of a group of unstable elementary particles that are subject to nuclear forces and have masses much greater than that of the electron

mesonic

play \me-ˈzän-ik, mē-, -ˈsän-\ adjective

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