baryon
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary bary- (from Greek barys heavy) + 2-on — more at grieve Date: 1953 any of a group of subatomic particles (as nucleons) that are subject to the strong force and are composed of three quarks • baryonic adjective

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  • baryon — [ barjɔ̃ ] n. m. • v. 1959; de bary et (électr)on ♦ Phys. Hadron lourd, particule élémentaire formée de trois quarks. Les baryons comprennent les nucléons et les hypérons. ● baryon nom masculin Nom générique des hadrons de spin demi entier. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • baryon — aryon n. 1. any of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1. Syn: heavy particle. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baryon — [bar′ē än΄, ber′ē än΄] n. [< Gr barys, heavy (see GRAVE1) + (ELECTR)ON] Particle Physics a subatomic particle that is both a hadron and a fermion, as a nucleon or hyperon: the proton is the baryon with the smallest mass …   English World dictionary

  • Baryon — Baryonen (von altgriechisch βαρύς barýs ‚schwer‘, ‚gewichtig‘)[1] sind stark wechselwirkende Elementarteilchen (also Hadronen) mit halbzahligem Spin (d. h. Fermionen). Baryonen bestehen aus jeweils drei Quarks (bzw. Antibaryonen aus jeweils… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baryon — Baryons are the family of subatomic particles with a baryon number of 1. The term baryon is usually used to refer to triquarks baryons made of three quarks. Exotic baryons made of four quarks and one antiquark are known as the pentaquarks, but… …   Wikipedia

  • baryon — baryonic /bar ee on ik/, adj. /bar ee on /, n. Physics. a proton, neutron, or any elementary particle that decays into a set of particles that includes a proton. Cf. quark model. [1950 55; < Gk barý(s) heavy + (FERMI)ON] * * * Any member of one… …   Universalium

  • Baryon — Les huit baryons de spin 1/2 composés uniquement de quarks u, d et s, classés par étrangeté (S) et charge (Q) Un baryon est, en physique des particules, une catégorie de particules, dont les représentants les plus connus sont le proton et le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Baryon — barionas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. baryon vok. Baryon, n rus. барион, m pranc. baryon, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • baryon — barionas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. baryon vok. Baryon, n rus. барион, m pranc. baryon, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • baryon — noun /ˈbæɹɪɒn/ A heavy subatomic particle created by the binding of quarks by gluons; a hadron containing three quarks. Baryons have half odd integral spin and are thus fermions. This category includes the common proton and neutron of the atomic… …   Wiktionary

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