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pi meson

Syllabification: pi me·son
Pronunciation: /ˌpī ˈmizän, ˌpī ˈmāzän
 
 
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Definition of pi meson in English:

noun

Another term for pion.
Example sentences
  • In 1947, English physicist Cecil Powell observed Yukawa's mesons, now called pi-mesons or pions, in the upper atmosphere, where they were produced by cosmic ray collisions.
  • If, for example, the interaction between two protons in a nucleus is studied, quite good results can be obtained by describing it as an exchange of pi-mesons.

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