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electron-neutrino

[ih-lek-tron-noo-tree-noh, -nyoo-] /ɪˈlɛk trɒn nuˌtri noʊ, -nyu-/
noun, plural electron-neutrinos. Physics.
1.
a type of neutrino that obeys a conservation law together with the electron, with the total number of electrons and electron-neutrinos minus the total number of their antiparticles remaining constant.
Also called electronic neutrino, e-neutrino.
Compare lepton2 .
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