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an·ti·mat·ter

 (ăn′tē-măt′ər, ăn′tī-)
n.
A form of matter that is identical to ordinary matter except that it is composed of antielectrons (positrons), antiprotons, and antineutrons.
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antimatter

(ˈæntɪˌmætə)
n
(General Physics) a form of matter composed of antiparticles, such as antihydrogen, consisting of antiprotons and positrons
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an•ti•mat•ter

(ˈæn tiˌmæt ər, ˈæn taɪ-)

n.
matter composed only of antiparticles.
[1950–55]
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an·ti·mat·ter

(ăn′tĭ-măt′ər)
A form of matter identical to ordinary matter except that its atoms have opposite electrical charges or magnetic characteristics.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antimatter - matter consisting of elementary particles that are the antiparticles of those making up normal substances
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
antiparticle - a particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties; interaction of a particle and its antiparticle results in annihilation and the production of radiant energy
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Translations

antimatter

[ˈæntɪˌmætəʳ] Nantimateria f
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antimatter

[ˈæntimætər] nantimatière f
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antimatter

[ˈæntɪˌmætəʳ] nantimateria
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And you'll be rewarded with author Howard Bloom's provocative new theory of the beginning, middle, and end of the universe--the Bloom toroidal model, also known as the big bagel theory--which explains two of the biggest mysteries in physics: dark energy and why, if antimatter and matter are created in equal amounts, there is so little antimatter in this universe.
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When antimatter combines with matter, it creates an explosion of energy.
Washington, June 4 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that a new study has brought us a step closer to understanding where all the antimatter has gone.
Now, experts at Swansea University are heavily involved in a collaborative project at the European nuclear research centre CERN which aims to find out more about what highly elusive antimatter is made of.