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antimatter
American English: /ˈæn(t)iˌmædər/
, /ˈænˌtaɪˌmædər/
British English: /ˈantɪˌmatə/

Translation of antimatter in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • In the enormous densities of the early moments of the Big Bang the result would have been a catastrophic annihilation of matter and antimatter into radiation.
    • There is both matter (such as electrons) and oppositely charged antimatter (such as positrons).
    • Paul Dirac predicted the existence of antimatter with his relativistic wave equation in 1928.

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