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pos·i·tron

 (pŏz′ĭ-trŏn′)
n.
An elementary particle having the same mass and magnitude of charge as an electron but exhibiting a positive charge; the antiparticle of the electron. Also called antielectron.

positron

(ˈpɒzɪˌtrɒn)
n
(General Physics) physics the antiparticle of the electron, having the same mass but an equal and opposite charge. It is produced in certain decay processes and in pair production, annihilation occurring when it collides with an electron
[C20: from posi(tive + elec)tron]

pos•i•tron

(ˈpɒz ɪˌtrɒn)

n.
an elementary particle with the same mass as an electron but a positive charge; the antiparticle of the electron.
[1930–35; posi (tive) + (elec) tron]
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Noun1.positron - an elementary particle with positive charge; interaction of a positron and an electron results in annihilation
antilepton - the antiparticle of a lepton
Translations
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