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mass number

n.
The sum of the number of neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus. Also called nucleon number.
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mass number

n
(Atomic Physics) the total number of neutrons and protons in the nucleus of a particular atom. Symbol: A Also called: nucleon number
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mass′ num`ber


n.
the number of nucleons in an atomic or isotopic nucleus. Symbol: A
[1920–25]
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mass number

The total number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. For example, nitrogen has 7 protons and 7 neutrons in its nucleus, giving it a mass number of 14.
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mass number

1. The total number of protons and neutrons (nucleons) in the nucleus of an atom.
2. The number of nucleons (protons and neutrons) in the nucleus of an atom.
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Noun1.mass number - the sum of the number of neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleusmass number - the sum of the number of neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus
mass unit - a unit of measurement for mass
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Translations

mass number

n (Phys) → numero di massa
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