Meaning of NEUTRON in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈnü-ˌträn, ˈnyü- ]


Etymology: probably from neutral

Date: 1932

: an uncharged elementary particle that has a mass nearly equal to that of the proton and is present in all known atomic nuclei except the hydrogen nucleus

• neu·tron·ic nü-ˈträ-nik, nyü- adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.