tauon

tauon

[taw-on, tou-]
noun Physics.

Origin:
tau + -on1

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tauon (ˈtaʊɒn)
 
n
physics a negatively charged elementary particle of mass 3477.48 × electron mass classed as a lepton, with an associated antiparticle and neutrino
 
[C20: from Greek letter tau + -on]

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