ALL meanings of isospin

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  • noun isospin isotopic spin. 1
  • noun isospin A vector quantity or quantum number assigned to subatomic particles and atomic nuclei and having values such that similar particles differing only in charge-related properties (independent of the strong interaction between particles) can be treated as different states of a single particle. 1
  • noun isospin (physics) A quantum number or symmetry related to the strong interaction. 0
  • noun isospin an internal quantum number used in the classification of elementary particles. Particles which have very similar properties except for those associated with their charge are regarded as forms of the same fundamental particle with different components of the isospin in a certain direction in an imaginary space 0
  • noun isospin a quantum number used to distinguish the various states of electrical charge of a subatomic particle 0
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