Share this entry

Share this page

meson

Saltos de línea: meson
Pronunciación: /ˈmiːzɒn
 
, ˈmɛzɒn
 
/

Definición de meson en inglés:

sustantivo

Physics
A subatomic particle which is intermediate in mass between an electron and a proton and transmits the strong interaction that binds nucleons together in the atomic nucleus.
Example sentences
  • Quarks are permanently bound together into protons, neutrons and mesons.
  • Prior to this era, protons and neutrons and mesons don't exist, there is just a hot soup of quarks and gluons in their place.
  • They proposed that particles like the proton, the neutron, and the mesons, which feel the strong nuclear force, are not elementary particles at all, but possess internal constituents.

Origen

1930s: from meso- 'intermediate' + -on.

Derivados

mesonic

1
Pronunciación: /mɪˈzɒnɪk/
adjetivo

Definición de meson en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día jaunt
Pronunciación: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure