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mu meson

Syllabification: mu me·son
Pronunciation: /ˌmyo͞o ˈmēzän
 
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Definition of mu meson in English:

noun

Another term for muon.
Example sentences
  • It is a mistake to think that what is really, non-inferentially, observed is only the vapour trail and that the presence of mu-mesons is only inferred.
  • Discovered in 1935 by CarlAnderson, the mu-meson is now known to be a type of lepton, a particle similar to the ordinary electron, but more than two hundred times as heavy.
  • The mu-meson is a heavy version of an electron and I had come to look at an even heavier version which played an essential role in determining G, the constant of gravitation.

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