Meaning of ELECTRON in English


[ ɪ'lɛktrɒn ]

■ noun Physics a stable negatively charged subatomic particle with a mass 1,836 times less than that of the proton, found in all atoms and acting as the primary carrier of electricity in solids.


C19: from electric + -on .

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