mu-meson
mu-meson mu-meson, mu meson mu meson . (Physics) an elementary particle with a negative charge and a half-life of 2 microseconds; the muon. It is a lepton, not a true meson, and decays to an electron and neutrino and antineutrino.

Syn: muon, negative muon. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • mu meson — mu meson, mu meson mu meson . (Physics) an elementary particle with a negative charge and a half life of 2 microseconds; the muon. It is a lepton, not a true meson, and decays to an electron and neutrino and antineutrino. Syn: muon, negative muon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mu meson — Meson Mes on, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me son middle, neut. of me sos, a., middle.] 1. (Anat.) The mesial plane dividing the body of an animal into similar right and left halves. The line in which it meets the dorsal surface has been called the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mu meson — miuonas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. mu meson; muon vok. My Meson, n; Myon, n; Muon, n rus. мю мезон, m; мюон, m pranc. méson mu, m; muon, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • mu meson — Physics. (no longer in technical use) muon. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • mu-meson — noun a subatomic particle, now contracted to muon …   Wiktionary

  • mu-meson — noun another term for muon …   English new terms dictionary

  • mu-meson — /ˈmju mizɒn/ (say myooh meezon) noun → muon …   Australian English dictionary

  • mu-meson — noun an elementary particle with a negative charge and a half life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino • Syn: ↑muon, ↑negative muon • Hypernyms: ↑lepton …   Useful english dictionary

  • mu meson — Physics. (no longer in technical use) muon. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mu-mes|on — «MYOO MEHS on, MEE son; MEHZ on, MEE zon», noun, or mu meson, a meson having a mass about 207 times that of the electron; muon. Mu mesons are formed by the decay of pimesons and in turn decay to form high energy electrons. ╂[< Greek mu,… …   Useful english dictionary

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