muon

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See also: muón, muôn, muốn, muộn, and mượn

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of mu-meson (the particle has now been recategorised as a lepton).

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Noun[edit]

muon (plural muons)

  1. An unstable elementary particle in the lepton family, having similar properties to the electron but with a mass 209 times greater.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of mu-meson

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mu‧on

Noun[edit]

muon n (plural muonen)

  1. (physics) muon

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Noun[edit]

muon

  1. accusative singular of muo