Definition of antiproton in English:


Line breaks: anti|pro¦ton
Pronunciation: /antɪˈprəʊtɒn


  • The negatively charged antiparticle of a proton.
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    • Positrons, antiprotons and other antiparticles can be routinely created at particle accelerator labs and can even be trapped and stored for days or weeks at a time.
    • The antiproton was produced when protons from a cyclotron were used to bombard a copper target.
    • The antiprotons - which are negatively charged, like electrons - took up orbits around nuclei.

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