omega-minus particle

omega-minus particle

[oh-mee-guh-mahy-nuhs, -mey-, oh-meg-uh-]
noun Physics.
a baryon with strangeness −3, isotopic spin 0, and negative charge; predicted from the mathematics of the Eightfold Way and subsequently discovered. Symbol: Ω

Origin:
1960–65

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