tachyon

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Formed as: tachy- +‎ -on, representing a hypothetical Ancient Greek etymon of the form *ταχυόν (takhuón, a quick thing), from ταχύς (takhús, swift”, “rapid).

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tachyon (plural tachyons)

  1. (physics) A hypothetical particle that travels faster than the speed of light.
  2. (physics) A flaw in a physical theory that predicts the existence of tachyons or similar paradoxical results. Compare with ghost.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tachyon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑ.xiˌɔn/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧chy‧on

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tachyon n (plural tachyonen)

  1. (physics) tachyon

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta.kjɔ̃/
  • (file)

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tachyon m (plural tachyons)

  1. (physics) tachyon

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