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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A particle within the nucleus of an atom.

Usage examples (25)
  • Their science project was to build a model of the electrons, protons, and neutrons of an atom out of wire, beads, and duct tape.
  • About half of them found their careers in neutron scattering.
  • The existence of the neutron is however only a recent discovery.
  • On the other hand, if a neutron is emitted the product of the reaction is not a known atom. for more
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