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fundamental particle

1930-35 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for fundamental particle
  • In this it will resemble the top quark, the latest fundamental particle to have been detected.
  • Rather, it would focus its attention on a different fundamental particle, one that is rather neglected by human technologists.
  • Imagine that space is actually densely packed with an absolutely fundamental particle an ether.
  • He and a colleague at the center have discovered an extraordinary new fundamental particle.
  • Take the proton, a fundamental particle found in the nucleus of every atom.
  • Experiments teach us that for every fundamental particle there exists an antiparticle.
  • It is now believed that every fundamental particle has a corresponding antiparticle.
  • The electron was the first fundamental particle discovered.
  • Comparison of unaltered and altered mean values showed an increase in fundamental particle sizes in the altered size fractions.
  • Ion traps are known as ideal tools for precision measurements of fundamental particle properties.
British Dictionary definitions for fundamental particle

fundamental particle

another name for elementary particle
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fundamental particle in Medicine

fundamental particle fun·da·men·tal particle (fŭn'də-měn'tl)
See elementary particle.

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fundamental particle in Science
fundamental particle  
See elementary particle.
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