isotopic spin

isotopic spin

noun Physics.
a quantum number that is related to the number of different values of electric charge that a given kind of baryon or meson may have. Symbol: I
Also called isospin, i-spin.


Origin:
1935–40

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isotopic spin
 
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See isospin

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isotopic spin   (ī'sə-tŏp'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
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