antihydrogen

[ an-tee-hahy-druh-juh n, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈhaɪ drə dʒən, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun Physics.

the antimatter counterpart to hydrogen.

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British Dictionary definitions for antihydrogen

antihydrogen

/ (ˈæntɪˌhaɪdrədʒən) /

noun

hydrogen in which the nucleus is an antiproton with an orbiting positron
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Science definitions for antihydrogen

antihydrogen

[ ăn′tē-hīdrə-jən, ăn′tī- ]

The antimatter that corresponds to hydrogen. Antihydrogen has been useful in studies of the relationship between matter and antimatter, because its matter equivalent (hydrogen) is one of the most studied and most well understood forms of matter.
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