Meaning of ELECTRON in English


Lightest electrically charged subatomic particle known.

It carries a negative charge (see electric charge ), the basic charge of electricity . An electron has a small mass, less than 0.1% the mass of an atom . Under normal circumstances, electrons move about the nucleus of an atom in J. J. Thomson .


[c mediumvioletred] (as used in expressions)

electron microscopy

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electron paramagnetic resonance EPR

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