HyperDic: meson

English > 1 sense of the word meson:
NOUNobjectmeson, mesotronan elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus
meson > pronunciation
Soundsmey'zaa.n
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
English > meson: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningAn elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus; a hadron with a baryon number of 0.
Synonymmesotron
NarrowerJ particle, psi particleA neutral meson with a large mass
b-mesonExceedingly short-lived meson
kaon, kappa-meson, k-meson, K particleAn unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision
pion, pi-mesonA meson involved in holding the nucleus together
BroaderbosonAny particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle
hadronAny elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
Spanishmesón, mesotrón
Catalanmesó, mesotrón
Adjectivesmesonic, mesicof or pertaining to a meson

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