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lepton1 British & World English

A former monetary unit of Greece used only in calculations, worth one hundredth of a drachma

lepton2 British & World English

A subatomic particle, such as an electron, muon, or neutrino, which does not take part in the strong interaction

lepton number British & World English

A quantum number assigned to subatomic particles that is ±1 for leptons and 0 for other particles and is conserved in all known interactions

tau lepton in tau British & World English

An unstable subatomic particle of the lepton class, with a charge of −1 and a mass roughly 3,500 times that of the electron