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Z particle Line breaks: Z par|ticle

Definition of Z particle in English:


A heavy uncharged elementary particle considered to transmit the weak interaction between other elementary particles.
Example sentences
  • In addition, the theory requires that the W and Z particles, like the photon, should be massless.
  • The Z particle decayed almost instantaneously, but left a distinctive trace in the collision data.
  • Initial operation involved low beam intensities, and these runs failed to produce W or Z particles.
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