antiproton

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ proton

Noun[edit]

antiproton (plural antiprotons)

  1. (physics) The antiparticle of the proton, having a negative electric charge.
    • 2012 March-April, Jeremy Bernstein, “A Palette of Particles”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 2, page 146: 
      There were also particles no one had predicted that just appeared. Five of them […, i]n order of increasing modernity, […] are the neutrino, the pi meson, the antiproton, the quark and the Higgs boson.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃tipʁɔtɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

antiproton m (plural antiprotons)

  1. (physics) antiproton

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