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noun Physics.
  1. a hypothetical type of neutrino that would obey a conservation law together with the tau lepton, with the total number of tau leptons and tau neutrinos minus the total number of their antiparticles remaining constant.
Compare lepton2.
Also called tau·on·ic neutri·no [taw-on-ik, tou-] /tɔˈɒn ɪk, taʊ-/.
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tau neutrino

noun
  1. physics a type of neutrino associated with tau particles
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tau neutrino

[tou, tô]
  1. A type of neutrino associated with the tau particle, often created in particle interactions involving tau particles (such as the decay of these particles). The tau neutrino has a mass of zero or near zero, and has no electric charge. See more at neutrino. See Table at subatomic particle.
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