KAON

kaon, kappa-meson, k-meson, K particle

(noun) an unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

From contracted pronunciation of K-meson

Noun

kaon (plural kaons)

(particle) any of four unstable subatomic particles, mesons, they are a combination of a strange quark or antiquark and either an up or down quark or antiquark

• K0: strange quark + down antiquark

• K0* (antiparticle of K0): down quark + strange antiquark

• K+: strange quark + up antiquark

• K- (antiparticle of K+): up quark + strange antiquark

Anagrams

• Kano, Kona, NKAO, kano, koan, kōan

Noun

KAON

Acronym of Karlsruhe ontology.

Anagrams

• Kano, Kona, NKAO, kano, koan, kōan

Source: Wiktionary



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