boson

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See also: Boson, bóson, and bosón

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Named after Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose (1894–1974) +‎ -on; coined by English physicist Paul Dirac in 1945 in a lecture titled "Developments in Atomic Theory".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbəʊ.zɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈboʊ.zɒn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

boson (plural bosons)

  1. (physics) A particle with totally symmetric composite quantum states, which exempts them from the Pauli exclusion principle, and that hence obeys Bose-Einstein statistics. They have integer spin. Among them are many elementary particles, and some (gauge bosons) are known to carry the fundamental forces. Compare fermion.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of boatswain.

Noun[edit]

boson (plural bosons)

  1. (obsolete) A boatswain.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English boson.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈboː.sɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bo‧son

Noun[edit]

boson n (plural bosonen, diminutive bosonnetje n)

  1. (physics) boson

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boson m (plural bosons)

  1. (physics) boson

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

boson

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ボソン

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bossut +‎ -n.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈposon/

Noun[edit]

boson

  1. fan (electrical device)

Inflection[edit]

Odd, no gradation
Nominative boson
Genitive bosona
Singular Plural
Nominative boson bosonat
Accusative bosona bosoniid
Genitive bosona bosoniid
Illative bosonii bosoniidda
Locative bosonis bosoniin
Comitative bosoniin bosoniiguin
Essive bosonin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person bosonan bosoneamẹ bosoneamẹt
2nd person bosonat bosoneattẹ bosoneattẹt
3rd person bosonis bosoneaskkạ bosoneasẹt

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

boson n

  1. (physics) boson

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

boson n

  1. (physics) boson

Inflection[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

boson c

  1. (physics) boson

Declension[edit]

Declension of boson 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative boson bosonen bosoner bosonerna
Genitive bosons bosonens bosoners bosonernas