neutrino

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noun neu·tri·no \nü-ˈtrē-(ˌ)nō, nyü-\

Definition of neutrino

plural

neutrinos

  1. :  an uncharged elementary particle that is believed to have a very small mass, that has any of three forms, and that interacts only rarely with other particles

neutrinoless

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Origin and Etymology of neutrino

Italian, from neutro neutral, neuter, from Latin neutr-, neuter


First Known Use: 1934


NEUTRINO Defined for English Language Learners

neutrino

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noun neu·tri·no \nü-ˈtrē-(ˌ)nō, nyü-\

Definition of neutrino for English Language Learners

  • physics : a particle that is smaller than an atom and that has no electrical charge


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neutrino

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noun neu·tri·no \n(y)ü-ˈtrē-(ˌ)nō\

Medical Definition of neutrino

plural

neutrinos

  1. :  an uncharged elementary particle that is believed to be massless or to have a very small mass, that has any of three forms, and that interacts only rarely with other particles


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