axion

[ ak-see-on ]

nounPhysics.
  1. a hypothetical particle having no charge, zero spin, and small mass: postulated in some forms of quantum chromodynamics.

Origin of axion

1
1978; perhaps axi(al current) + -on1

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axion

/ (ˈæksɪˌon) /


noun
  1. physics a hypothetical neutral elementary particle postulated to account for certain conservation laws in the strong interaction

Origin of axion

1
C20: from axi (om) + -on

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