lepton

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See also: Lepton and leptón

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek λεπτόν (leptón), neuter form of λεπτός (leptós, small).

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lepton (plural lepta or leptons)

  1. A small, bronze Judean coin from the 1st century BC. The lowest value coin ever in circulation. Considered by some to be the widow's mite.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From Ancient Greek λεπτός (leptós) +‎ -on.

Noun[edit]

lepton (plural leptons)

  1. An elementary particle with a spin of 1/2 (a fermion) which is immune to the strong nuclear force (including the electron, the muon, the neutrino and the tauon).
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lepton n (plural leptonen)

  1. (physics) lepton

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From Ancient Greek

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lepton m (plural leptons)

  1. (physics) lepton
  2. lepton (coin)

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lepton m

  1. (physics) lepton
  2. lepton (coin)

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