isotopic spin


noun Physics.

a quantum number that is related to the number of different values of electric charge that a given kind of baryon or meson may have. Symbol: I

Origin of isotopic spin

First recorded in 1935–40
Also called isospin, i-spin.
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British Dictionary definitions for isotopic spin

isotopic spin

noun

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isotopic spin in Science

isotopic spin

[ī′sə-tŏpĭk]

See isospin.
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