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w boson

w bo·son
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo boh-son]
    • /ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ ˈboʊ sɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo boh-son]
    • /ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ ˈboʊ sɒn/

Definition of w boson words

  • noun w boson either of two types of charged intermediate vector bosons, one having a positive charge and the other a negative charge. Symbols: W + , W −. 1

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Origin of w boson

First appearance:

before 1970
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1970-75; apparently for weak

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Parts of speech for W boson

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

w boson popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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