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W boson Syllabification: W bo·son
Pronunciation: /ˌdəbəlˌyo͞o ˈbōˌsän/

Definition of W boson in English:


Another term for W particle.
Example sentences
  • US particle physicists had never felt any real competition until the W boson was discovered at CERN in 1983.
  • And on page 29 Peter Renton explains how the latest results on the W boson from CERN and FermiLab in the US are pushing the Standard Model to the limit.
  • It was 20 years ago this month that particle physicists caught their first glimpse of the W boson.
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