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neu·tron

 (no͞o′trŏn′, nyo͞o′-)
n. Abbr. n
The electrically neutral nucleon, a baryon composed of two down quarks and one up quark, which has a mass 1,839 times that of an electron, is stable when bound in an atomic nucleus, but has a mean lifetime of 886 seconds as a free particle. It is a basic component of all atomic nuclei except the protium isotope of hydrogen.

neutron

(ˈnjuːtrɒn)
n
(General Physics) physics a neutral elementary particle with a rest mass of 1.674 92716 × 10–27 kilogram and spin ; classified as a baryon. In the nucleus of an atom it is stable, but when free it decays
[C20: from neutral, on the model of electron]

neu•tron

(ˈnu trɒn, ˈnyu-)

n.
an elementary particle found in most atomic nuclei, having no charge, mass slightly greater than that of a proton, and spin of ½. Symbol: n
[1921; neutr (al) + -on1]

neu·tron

(no͞o′trŏn′)
An electrically neutral subatomic particle that is part of the nucleus of an atom and has a mass slightly greater than that of a proton. Beams of neutrons from nuclear reactors are used to bombard the atoms of various elements to produce fission and other nuclear reactions and to determine the atomic arrangements in molecules. See more at atom.

neutron

1. One of the three basic particles in an atoms. It is found in the nucleus and has zero charge.
2. A subatomic particle with roughly the mass of a proton and no electric charge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutron - an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a protonneutron - an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus
nucleon - a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus
Translations
نيوتْرون
neutron
neutron
neutron
neutron
nifteind
neutronas
neitrons
nêutron
neutrón
neutron

neutron

[ˈnjuːtrɒn]
A. Nneutrón m
B. CPD neutron bomb Nbomba f de neutrones
neutron star Nestrella f de neutrones

neutron

[ˈnjuːtrɒn] nneutron mneutron bomb nbombe f à neutrons

neutron

nNeutron nt

neutron

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neutron bomb
neutron star
nNeutronenstern m

neutron

[ˈnjuːtrɒn] nneutrone m

neutron

(ˈnjuːtron) noun
one of the particles which make up the nucleus of an atom.
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