elementary particle definition

  • noun:
    • the subatomic particles that compose matter and power, specially one hypothesized or considered an irreducible constituent of matter. Also known as fundamental particle. See Table at subatomic particle.
    • fundamental particle; any of the subatomic particles that does not include other, smaller particles; the gauge bosons, leptons and quarks
    • (physics) a particle that is less complex than an atom; seen as constituents of all matter
    • the subatomic particles that compose matter and power, specifically one hypothesized or considered to be an irreducible constituent of matter. Also known as fundamental particle. See dining table at subatomic particle.
    • fundamental particle; some of the subatomic particles that doesn't contain various other, smaller particles; the gauge bosons, leptons and quarks
    • (physics) a particle this is certainly less complex than an atom; considered to be constituents of all matter
    • Any of the subatomic particles that compose matter and power, especially one hypothesized or thought to be an irreducible constituent of matter. Also referred to as fundamental particle. See Table at subatomic particle.
    • fundamental particle; some of the subatomic particles that does not contain other, smaller particles; the gauge bosons, leptons and quarks
    • (physics) a particle this is certainly less complex than an atom; seen as constituents of matter

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