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w particle

w par·ti·cle
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo pahr-ti-kuh l]
    • /ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ ˈpɑr tɪ kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo pahr-ti-kuh l]
    • /ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ ˈpɑr tɪ kəl/

Definitions of w particle words

  • noun w particle either of two types of charged intermediate vector bosons, one having a positive charge and the other a negative charge. Symbols: W + , W −. 1
  • noun w particle a type of elementary particle with either a positive or negative charge considered to transmit the weak interaction between other elementary particles. W particles have a rest mass of 1.435 × 10–25 kg 0
  • noun w particle 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 0

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Origin of w particle

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 particle

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w particle 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 70% 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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