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Z-zero particle

[zee-zeer-oh] /ˈziˈzɪər oʊ/
noun, Physics.
one of three particles, called intermediate vector bosons, that are believed to transmit the weak force. Symbol: Z 0.
Also called Z particle, Z boson. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for z particle

Z particle

(physics) a type of neutral elementary particle considered to transmit the weak interaction between other elementary particles. Z particles have a rest mass of 1.62557 × 10–25 kg Also called Z boson See also W particle
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z particle in Science
Z particle  
See Z boson.
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