antinucleon

antinucleon
\\ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at anti- I +|-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: anti- (I) + nucleon
: a particle of the same mass as a nucleon but differing from it in the sign of its electrical charge or the direction of its magnetic moment and capable of coalescing with the nucleon with the resultant annihilation of both

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/an'tee nooh"klee on', -nyooh"-, an'tuy-/, n. Physics.
an antiproton or an antineutron.
[1945-50; ANTI- + NUCLEON]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • antinucleon — [an΄tī no͞o′klē än΄; an΄tēno͞o′klē än, an΄tino͞o′klē än΄] n. the antiparticle of a nucleon; an antiproton or antineutron …   English World dictionary

  • antinucleon — antinukleonas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. antinucleon vok. Antinukleon, n rus. антинуклон, m pranc. antinucléon, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • antinucléon — antinukleonas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. antinucleon vok. Antinukleon, n rus. антинуклон, m pranc. antinucléon, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • antinucleon — antinukleonas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Antineutronas arba antiprotonas. atitikmenys: angl. antinucleon rus. антинуклон …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • antinucleon — noun Date: 1946 the antiparticle of a nucleon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antinucleon — /an tee nooh klee on , nyooh , an tuy /, n. Physics. an antiproton or an antineutron. [1945 50; ANTI + NUCLEON] * * * …   Universalium

  • antinucleon — noun The antiparticle of a nucleon …   Wiktionary

  • antinucleon — n. particle that is the antiparticle counterpart of a proton or a neutron, an antiproton or an antineutron (Physics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antinucleon — an·ti·nu·cle·on …   English syllables

  • antinucleon — an•ti•nu•cle•on [[t]ˌæn tiˈnu kliˌɒn, ˈnyu , ˌæn taɪ [/t]] n. phs an antiproton or an antineutron • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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