W particle
noun Etymology: weak Date: 1963 either of two particles about 80 times heavier than a proton that along with the Z particle are transmitters of the weak force and that can have a positive or negative charge

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  • W particle — n. [< w(eak)] Particle Physics either of the two electrically charged weakons with a mass of 80.3 GeV/c2, which is c. 157,000 times the mass of an electron: see Z PARTICLE …   English World dictionary

  • W particle — W dalelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. W particle vok. W Teilchen, n rus. W частица, f pranc. particule W, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • W particle — Physics. either of two types of charged intermediate vector bosons, one having a positive charge and the other a negative charge. Symbols: W+, W [1970 75; appar. for weak] * * * Electrically charged subatomic particle that transmits the weak… …   Universalium

  • w particle — noun see w IV * * * W particle see W 4 b …   Useful english dictionary

  • W particle — noun Physics a heavy charged elementary particle considered to transmit the weak interaction between other particles. Origin W, the initial letter of weak …   English new terms dictionary

  • W particle — n. phs either of two types of charged intermediate vector boson, one positively charged and the other negatively charged Symbols: W+ W− Etymology: 1970–75; appar. for weak …   From formal English to slang

  • W dalelė — statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. W particle vok. W Teilchen, n rus. W частица, f pranc. particule W, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • W-Teilchen — W dalelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. W particle vok. W Teilchen, n rus. W частица, f pranc. particule W, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • W-частица — W dalelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. W particle vok. W Teilchen, n rus. W частица, f pranc. particule W, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • W+ — phs symb. the positively charged W particle …   From formal English to slang

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