delta particle


noun Physics.

any of a family of baryon resonances having strangeness 0, isotopic spin 3/2, and either a single or double positive electric charge, a single negative charge, or no charge. Symbol: Δ

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British Dictionary definitions for delta particle

delta particle

noun

physics a very short-lived hyperon
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