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EtymologyEdit

Contraction of mu-meson; the particle has now been recategorised as a lepton.

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muon (plural muons)

  1. (physics) An unstable elementary particle in the lepton family, having similar properties to the electron but with a mass 207 times greater.

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EtymologyEdit

Contraction of mu-meson

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mu‧on

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muon n (plural muonen)

  1. (physics) muon

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muon

  1. accusative singular of muo