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 (ăn′tē-no͞o′trŏn′, -nyo͞o′-, ăn′tī-)
The antiparticle of the neutron.
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(Atomic Physics) the antiparticle of a neutron; a particle having the same mass as the neutron but a magnetic moment of opposite sign
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(ˌæn tiˈnu trɒn, -ˈnyu-, ˌæn taɪ-)

the antiparticle of the neutron, having zero charge and the same mass and spin of a neutron but with an opposite magnetic moment.
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Noun1.antineutron - the antiparticle of a neutron
nucleon - a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus
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