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tauon

[taw-on, tou-]
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noun Physics.
  1. tau lepton.
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Origin of tauon

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British Dictionary definitions for tauon

tauon

noun
  1. physics a negatively charged elementary particle of mass 3477.48 × electron mass classed as a lepton, with an associated antiparticle and neutrino
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Word Origin

C20: from Greek letter tau + -on
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