electron

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of electric +‎ ion, coined by Irish scientist George Stoney in 1891, changed by him multiple times from an earlier electrolion and original electrine (used as early as 1874) as the name for the electric charge associated with a univalent ion. Compare electro-, -on. The particle ("corpuscule") was discovered in 1896. The name electrion was proposed for the particle in 1906 but curtailed because Hendrik Lorentz preferred electron.

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electron (plural electrons)

  1. (physics) The subatomic particle having a negative charge and orbiting the nucleus; the flow of electrons in a conductor constitutes electricity.
  2. (chemistry, obsolete) Alloys of magnesium and other metals, like aluminum or zinc, that were manufactured by the German company Chemische Fabrik Griesheim-Elektron.

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

electron (plural electrones)

  1. electron

Occitan[edit]

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electron m (plural electrons)

  1. electron

Romanian[edit]

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electron m (plural electroni)

  1. electron

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French électron

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  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ lɛk̚˧˦ t͡ɕəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔe˧˧ lɛk̚˧˦ t͡ɕəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ lɛk̚˦˧˥ ʈəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔej˧˧ lɛk̚˦˧˥ ʈəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ lɛk̚˦˥ ʈəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔej˧˧ lɛk̚˦˥ ʈəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • Phonetic: e léc trông, ê léc trông

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electron

  1. an electron
    Synonym: điện tử