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isotopic spin

noun, Physics.
a quantum number that is related to the number of different values of electric charge that a given kind of baryon or meson may have. Symbol: I.
Also called isospin, i-spin.
Origin of isotopic spin
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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isotopic spin

See isospin
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isotopic spin
See isospin.
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