: a hypothetical particle held to travel faster than light
Examples of tachyon in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThis predicts that every particle has a superpartner and, by an extraordinary coincidence, the same condition actually eliminates the tachyon.
Lorenzo Bianchi, Newsweek, 19 Mar. 2018
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