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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus.

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  • A new period in meson research began about three years ago.
  • The latter meson is identical with the one whose existence in cosmic rays had been previously established by American researchers.
  • The mass of the (p) - meson is said to be 286 times greater than the mass of the electron, and that of the µ-meson 216 times greater.
  • He called meson, like a van Gogh in the arms of the hangman. for more
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