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negaton

[ neg-uh-ton ]
/ ˈnɛg əˌtɒn /
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noun
(not in technical use) electron (def. 1).
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Also called neg·a·tron [neg-uh-tron]. /ˈnɛg əˌtrɒn/.

Origin of negaton

First recorded in 1928; negat(ive) + -on1
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