mesotron

[ mez-uh-tron, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˈmɛz əˌtrɒn, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə- /

noun Physics.

(no longer in technical use) meson.

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Origin of mesotron

First recorded in 1935–40; meso- + (elec)tron

OTHER WORDS FROM mesotron

mes·o·tron·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mesotron

mesotron
/ (ˈmɛsəˌtrɒn) /

noun

a former name for meson
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