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An electron with a negative charge, as contrasted with a positron.
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(Atomic Physics) an obsolete word for electron
[C20: from nega(tive + elec)tron]
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|Noun||1.||negatron - an elementary particle with negative charge|
delta ray - an electron ejected from matter by ionizing radiation
free electron - electron that is not attached to an atom or ion or molecule but is free to move under the influence of an electric field
lepton - an elementary particle that participates in weak interactions; has a baryon number of 0
photoelectron - an electron that is emitted from an atom or molecule by an incident photon
valence electron - an electron in the outer shell of an atom which can combine with other atoms to form molecules
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