tau-neutrino

tau neutrino

noun Physics.
a hypothetical type of neutrino that would obey a conservation law together with the tau lepton, with the total number of tau leptons and tau neutrinos minus the total number of their antiparticles remaining constant.
Also called tauonic neutrino [taw-on-ik, tou-] .
Compare lepton2.
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tau neutrino
 
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physics a type of neutrino associated with tau particles

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tau neutrino   (tou, tô)  Pronunciation Key 
A type of neutrino associated with the tau particle, often created in particle interactions involving tau particles (such as the decay of these particles). The tau neutrino has a mass of zero or near zero, and has no electric charge. See more at neutrino. See Table at subatomic particle.
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