meson

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See also: Meson, mesón, méson, and mëson

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέσον (méson, middle).

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meson (plural mesons)

  1. (rare outside entomology) The mesial plane dividing the body into similar right and left halves.

Etymology 2[edit]

From meso- +‎ on.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiːzɒn/, /ˈmiːsɒn/

Noun[edit]

meson (plural mesons)

  1. (obsolete) A member of a group of subatomic particles having a mass intermediate between electrons and protons. (The most easily detected mesons fit this definition.)
  2. (now specifically, physics) An elementary particle that is composed of a quark and an antiquark, such as a kaon or pion. (Mesons composed of rarer quarks are much heavier.)
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meson n (plural mesonen)

  1. (physics) meson

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

meson

  1. accusative singular of meso

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mansiō, mansiōnem ("abode, home, dwelling").

Noun[edit]

meson f (oblique plural mesons, nominative singular meson, nominative plural mesons)

  1. house

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