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particle British & World English

A minute portion of matter

W particle British & World English

A heavy charged elementary particle considered to transmit the weak interaction between other elementary particles

Z particle British & World English

A heavy uncharged elementary particle considered to transmit the weak interaction between other elementary particles

beta particle British & World English

A fast-moving electron emitted by radioactive decay of substances (originally regarded as rays)

particle beam British & World English

A concentrated stream of subatomic particles, generated in order to cause collisions between particles that will shed new light on their nature and structure

God particle British & World English

An informal name for the Higgs boson or particle (see Higgs boson )

alpha particle British & World English

A helium nucleus emitted by some radioactive substances, originally regarded as a ray

particle board British & World English

another term for chipboard.

particle physics British & World English

The branch of physics that deals with the properties, relationships, and interactions of subatomic particles

nobiliary particle British & World English

A preposition forming part of a title of the nobility (e.g. French de, German von)

strange particle British & World English

A subatomic particle classified as having a non-zero value for strangeness

fundamental particle British & World English

another term for elementary particle.

particle accelerator British & World English

An apparatus for accelerating subatomic particles to high velocities by means of electric or electromagnetic fields. The accelerated particles are generally made to collide with other particles, either as a research technique or for the generation of high-energy X-rays and gamma rays

tau particle 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

antiparticle British & World English

A subatomic particle having the same mass as a given particle but opposite electric or magnetic properties. Every kind of subatomic particle has a corresponding antiparticle, e.g. the positron has the same mass as the electron but an equal and opposite charge

Higgs boson British & World English

A subatomic particle whose existence is predicted by the theory which unified the weak and electromagnetic interactions

Higgs particle in Higgs boson British & World English

A subatomic particle whose existence is predicted by the theory which unified the weak and electromagnetic interactions

nanoparticle British & World English

A nanoscale particle

subatomic in particle British & World English

Any of numerous subatomic constituents of the physical world that interact with each other, including electrons, neutrinos, photons, and alpha particles

upsilon particle in upsilon British & World English

A meson thought to contain a b quark bound to its antiparticle, produced in particle accelerators

elementary particle in particle British & World English

Any of numerous subatomic constituents of the physical world that interact with each other, including electrons, neutrinos, photons, and alpha particles

particle English Thesaurus

minute particles of rock

particle English-Spanish

partícula f

particle collider in collider English-Spanish

colisionador m de partículas

particle accelerator in particle English-Spanish

acelerador m de partículas

there wasn't a particle of truth in what he said in particle English-Spanish

no había un ápice de verdad en lo que dijo


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