triton

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See also: Triton, Tritón, and tritón

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ancient Greek τρίτος(trítos), third + -on, particle

Noun[edit]

triton ‎(plural tritons)

  1. (physics) the atomic nucleus of a tritium atom, consisting of a proton and two neutrons
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  • H+ (hydrogen ion)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Triton, who blows such a seashell like a trumpet.

Noun[edit]

triton ‎(plural tritons)

  1. any of several marine gastropods of the family Ranellidae having a pointed spiral shell
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tri‧ton

Noun[edit]

triton m ‎(plural tritons)

  1. (physics) triton, tritium nucleus

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia fr

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Noun[edit]

triton m ‎(plural tritons)

  1. newt

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French triton.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /triˈton/

Noun[edit]

triton m ‎(plural tritoni)

  1. newt

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