graviton

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See also: Graviton, gravitón, and gráviton

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Etymology[edit]

From gravity +‎ -on. Coined by Russian physicists Dmitrii Blokhintsev and F. M. Gal'perin in 1934, and reintroduced by English physicist Paul Dirac in 1959 in a lecture to the American Physical Society.

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graviton (plural gravitons)

  1. (physics) A hypothetical gauge boson that regulates the gravitational force. It would have a spin of 2 and zero rest mass.

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graviton n (plural gravitonen, diminutive gravitonnetje n)

  1. (physics) graviton (hypothetical force-carrying particle)

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graviton

  1. accusative singular of gravito

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graviton m (plural gravitons)

  1. (physics) graviton

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English graviton.

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graviton m (plural gravitoni)

  1. graviton

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