xi particle


noun Physics.

any of a family of baryons having strangeness −2 and isotopic spin ½. Symbol: Ξ

Nearby words

  1. xerxes i,
  2. xhosa,
  3. xi,
  4. xi baryon,
  5. xi jiang,
  6. xi'an,
  7. xi-c baryon,
  8. xia,
  9. xia gui,
  10. xiamen


Origin of xi particle

First recorded in 1960–65

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