noun Physics, Chemistry.
Origin of proton
Related formspro·ton·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for proton
Deuterium is an isotope of hydrogen containing a proton and neutron in its nucleus, while normal hydrogen has only a proton.
You have the atom, which has the neutron, the electron, the proton.
At any rate I do know that the atom called “hydrogen” is formed by just one proton and one electron.
Two is company when one is an electron and the other a proton but three is a crowd always.
The PDP-9 first tries to reconstruct a vertex from the proton trajectories.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969|H. W. Fulbright et al.
One kind of speck is called “electron” and the other kind “proton.”
The number at the lower left of each element symbol in the above reaction is the proton number.